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Winter, A. E. Letter, 1847
Collection identifier: 402
Extent: 1.0 item
Scope and Contents:
This letter, written on Sept. 20 and Oct. 10, 1847, mentions the dissolution of Philadelphia Industrial Association, a Fouriertist community near South Bend, Indiana, which had been incorporated in 1845. The letter was written in different hands, mostly by A. E. Winter, to his sister, Sarah Winter, of Belchertown, Mass. Winter also reports the debilitating sicknesses of himself and others in the family. The letter was given to the Illinois Historical Survey by Arthur E. Bestor, Jr., who had it transcribed.