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   Container / Location    Title
 
Sally Wicks, July 1, 1827. (Item 1)
("Dear Cousin You will probably be surprised...") to her cousin Melissa, gives advice and opinions on sin and temptation.

 
J.W. Sheriff, September 14, 18? (Item 2)
("Dear Sir having leisure I embrace...") probably to his parents, wished to borrow 200-300 dollars.

 
Samuel Sheriff, to his parents, May 15, 1842. (Item 3)
Writes about the cabin he has built and his plans for the future.

 
From William, Sarah, Chester and Caroline Cook to their mother and sister, May 6, 1838. (Item 4)
Two sheets of paper containing letters telling about the village of Orleans where they have moved, and containing bits of family gossip.

 
M.J. Edgerton (a schoolteacher) to her cousin (2nd page is torn), January ? (Item 5)
Telling about a Lyceum meeting and describing a baptism at the Baptist Church in Lima.

 
Caroline Cook, to her cousin, date unknown. (Item 6)
Giving Caroline's negative views on marriage and some recipes.

 
Elisabeth Paris to Caroline Cook, July 5, 1843. (Item 7)
Containing a description of a wedding and some local gossip.