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Sperry, Laura Pierpont


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Laura Pierpont Sperry Letters

Call Number: RH VLT MS Q2

These letters are from Laura Pierpont Sperry, sent from Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, and Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to her son, Anson, between 1847 and 1849. Mrs. Sperry describes life at Fort Leavenworth, as well as information on the Mexican-American War, American soldiers on the frontier, settlement of Oregon Territory, and American soldier movements along the Oregon Trail.

Dates: 1847 - 1849