Letter from Sarah Jane Steele Sibley to Rachel Steele Johnson, November 18, 1861.
Sarah Jane Steele Sibley, wife of Henry Sibley, writes from the couple's house in Mendota to her sister, Rachel Steele Johnson, in Louisville. She reports personal news about neighbors and friends, including the death of Anna Ramsey's mother and Augusta Ann (Gussie) Sibley's trip to Detroit to visit her aunt, Sarah. Also noted are the departure of the Third Infantry from Fort Snelling and the author's feelings of loneliness as winter approaches.
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Author: Sibley, Sarah Jane Steele
Recipient: Johnson, Rachel Elizabeth Steele
Mendota, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subject: Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Creation: Exactly 11/18/1861
Forms part of Henry H. Sibley papers, 1815-1932.
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001733678 (Aleph System Number)
146.C.17.4 (F) (Locator Number)
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