Hayes, Samuel J. (1804-1841). Letter, 1837 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
In this letter of July 24, 1837, Samuel J. Hayes describes his life in Illinois to his sisters in Connecticut. He discusses the weather, land conditions, labor costs, architecture, and the inhabitants of Bloomington, Ill.
Louis B. Howard, dean of the College of Agriculture donated this transcript to the Illinois Historical Survey in 1973.