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Title Letter [manuscript]: Adamsville, Mich., to John A. Sweetman, Charlton, Saratoga Co., N.Y., 1837 Dec. 16
Author Parent, James L.
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Letter from recent Adamsville, Mich., immigrant and school teacher, James L. Parent, to his friend, John A. Sweetman, back home in Charlton, N.Y., requesting news, and describing Adamsville and his recent trip through Illinois to the Mississippi River at the mouth of the Rock River. Includes descriptions of sparsely settled Illinois prairie lands and of flooded plains surrounding Chicago.
Places Adamsville, Michigan, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Keywords migrant, river, school, environment, travel
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Culture Area Northeast
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 3145
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue