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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and full-text of letters (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2450. Letters (2) written to Mary Harmon from Arch Hunt and Sarah Goode, all likely of Simpson County, Kentucky. Hunt mentions "ole abe Lincoln is dead with out a doubt." Goode's letter is filled with news about household affairs, social and recreational activities including a revival meeting and fishing, and her health.


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SC 2450 HARMON.doc (37 kB)
Letter from Sarah Goode to Mary Harmon

SC 2450 HARMON Mary 4-17-1864.doc (27 kB)
Letter from Arch Hunt to Mary Harmon



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