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Letter from John Fairfield to His Wife, 1843

Mon, 2013-02-18 15:16 -- administrator

Senator Fairfield of Maine wrote to his wife almost daily. His observations about Washington life and the advice and questions to his family echo the informality of today’s telephone conversations and e-mails.

Manuscript Division, Library of Congress

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