Letters: to his wife Sarah, 1830-1831.


Baker, David Jewett, 1792-1869. Letters: to his wife Sarah, 1830-1831.

Letters: to his wife Sarah, 1830-1831.

Letters written to his wife Sarah Fairchild Baker in Kaskaskia, Illinois, as he traveled to Washington, D.C. and served an unexpired term in the United States Senate.

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