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Dean, Lucretia Mason : Dean Family Papers, 1779-1893

Correspondence, sermons, deeds, wills, and estate inventories of three generations of the Dean family of Connecticut and Illinois. Includes many letters from Lucretia Mason Dean and her daughter Lucretia Dean Gore, whose husband was a Congregational minister. Also letters between a young Lucretia Mason Dean her cousins and Hitty, Lucy, and Betsey Bond before her marriage to Reverend Darius Gore, regarding courtship and other issues. Additional topics include religion, illness, death, and family news.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Family Papers, Religion, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS Dean
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The Dean Family Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).