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Walla Walla (Wash.) -- History -- Sources

Subject Source: Lcnaf

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Mat Hunter letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323104]
Identifier: MSS SC 2419
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated 28 Feb. 1874 and addressed to Elizabeth Slater. Hunter writes from Walla Walla, Washington and describes family affairs, local economic conditions, and speculates on the likelihood of an Indian war on the plains. He mentions the reduced time (13 days) for a letter to travel 2000 miles by train as compaired with the 10 months it took in 1848.

Dates: 1874 February 28