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Jedediah Smith to Ralph Smith

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Creator: Smith, Jedediah Strong, 1799-1831

Date: February 28, 1831

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Jedediah Strong Smith Papers, Ms. Coll. 504

Unit ID: 449817

Summary: This letter is from Jedidiah Strong Smith (1799-1831) to his brother Ralph Smith (1794-1867) who was living in Wayne County, Plaine Township, Ohio at the time the letter was written from St. Louis, Missouri. The letter is written months prior to Jedidiah's death by Comanche Indians on the Santa Fe Trail near the Cimarron River. In the letter, Jedidiah writes about his travels, their Father and his anticipation of receiveing a letter from his family back home soon.

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Title (Main title): Jedediah Smith to Ralph Smith


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