Letter from Sarah Jane Steele Sibley to Rachel Steele Johnson, November 18, 1861.
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Description 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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Format Content Category: text
Place Subject: Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Creation Author: Sibley, Sarah Jane Steele
Subjects Recipient: Johnson, Rachel Elizabeth Steele
Mendota, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: Exactly 11/18/1861
Notes Forms part of Henry H. Sibley papers, 1815-1932.
Holding Type Manuscripts - Component - Item
Identifiers 001733678
Locator Number 146.C.17.4 (F)
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