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Scope and Contents note From the Series: Primarily correspondence between Fairbank family members Nathaniel Kellogg Fairbank, his wife Helen Graham, and their children Kellogg, Dexter, Helen, Margaret, Livingston, Nathalie, and Wallace. In early letters from Nathaniel Kellogg Fairbank to his wife-to-be Helen Beeckman, he describes Chicago during the mid 1860s, his business struggles as the fortunes of lard go up and down, and the strain he endures to keep ahead of the market. In convincing Helen that she will be happy in Chicago,...