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Reverend Charles D. Herbert letters, 1846-1848

 File — Box 1, Folder: 43
Identifier: C-Misc 51
Scope and Contents Includes two handwritten letters sent by Reverend Charles D. Herbert from Parkville, MO, and Harmony Mission, MO to his mother and sister, Charlotte Herbert, in Ellsworth, ME. The 1846 letter includes a copy of a letter to Mrs. Morgan, dated November 12, 1846. The letters describe missionary life on the Missouri Frontier in the 1840s, whch includes various hardships such as ague, open cabins, and long rides on the prarie, as well as encounters with the Osage Indians.