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    Thomas McDougall: Letter from Him to His Wife, November 7, 1876. Dated "Evening, Fargo Dakota Territory," this is a 4-page letter of love and affectionate longing for home and hearth. Remarkably, it is, as McDougall tells his wife, his second missive to her that day. Less than five months after the fight at Little Bighorn, McDougall misses the "girl he left behind." He signs himself, "Your old loving boy, Tom."
    From the Glenwood Swanson Collection.


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    June, 2018
    9th Saturday
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