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Letter written from Chicago, Illinois to Thomas Sparrow

Date: September 1856 | Identifier: 0001-b1-fa
Letter written to Thomas Sparrow from Chicago, Illinois by an unidentified correspondent, who elaborates on the advantages of settling in Chicago and the bright prospects for residents of the Northwest in the years to come. He urges Sparrow to abandon North Carolina and seek a new life in or near Chicago. From the papers of Thomas Sparrow (1819-1884), a lawyer from Washington, N.C. who fought in the Civil War and later represented Beaufort County in the North Carolina General Assembly. more...