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Transcript of letter addressed to Father, who is most likely Thomas Rees from his daughter Lora Rees. This letter was transcribed sometime after the 1970's, but the original letter is not accounted for. In the letter Lora talks about how she lives…

Transcript of letter addressed to Elizabeth Stout Rees from David Austin Rees's commanding officer about his death during battle. This letter was transcribed sometime after the 1970's, but the original letter is not accounted for. This transcript has…

Letter addressed to Willard Hall Rees from his mother Elizabeth Stout Rees who is still living in Ohio. His mother tells Willard about her recent episode of illness, but is now healthy and able to do everyday tasks again. There are currently five…

Letter addressed to a brother and sister of the Rees family back in Ohio. The letter is from their brother Willard Hall Rees who has recently moved to Butteville Oregon from Ohio. Willard apologizes for not writing sooner, but is healthy and in…

Letter addressed to William and Angeline McCulloch from Amanda A. Rees addresses the benefits of living in Oregon. Amanda starts the letter by telling the McCullochs that she has heard gossip that they might move to the West. Amanda then goes on to…

Letter addressed to a brother of the Rees family, but neither the author of the letter nor who the letter is to be mentioned. The letter talks about local gossip in Butteville. Then the letter cuts off and switches from March to December and talks…

Letter from Thomas Marim, was addressed to friends which is most likely the Rees family. Thomas lives in Delaware still, where the Rees family is originally from before moving to Ohio. Recently Thomas has sold part of his farm and Thomas A. Rees had…

Letter addressed to Elizabeth Rees, but because the last pages of this letter were lost there is no way of telling who it is from. The letter states that the author’s nephew is recovering from the swelling of his limbs and is expected to be okay.…

Letter addressed to Elizabeth Rees from Cousin Sue. There were pages lost and no name was signed to this letter but with some certainty we believe it is from Cousin Sue who resides in Philadelphia. In the letter there is much talk about the…

Letter is addressed to a dear friend, but does not specifically say who that friend is. The letter is short, most likely missing its last pages because there is not name signed at the end of it. The letter itself talks about the celebrations that…