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Sackett, Mary, 1825-1869 : Mary Sackett Papers, 1841-1945

A journal kept by Mary Sackett when she and her family emigrated from New York state to Laona, Winnebago County, Illinois, 1841-1842, three numbers of a manuscript pioneer newspaper with original work done by members of an Illinois reading circle in 1849, a recipe for taffy, some penmanship exercises and two colored drawings. Also, photocopies of genealogical material relating to the Sackett family collected in 1945.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet - (6 folders)
Subjects: Family Papers, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS 038
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The Mary Sackett Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room (Priority III).