Bryant, Arthur (1803-82). Letter, 1830 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Arthur Bryant, writing to his brother John William Bryant from Jacksonville, Ill., on Dec. 30, 1830, describes the agricultural conditions in Bureau County. Having just arrived in the region to farm, he elaborates upon the types of soil, crops, weather conditions, and prices for agricultural goods.
This typescript of Bryant's letter was made from the original in the Bureau County Historical Society Museum, Princeton, Ill.