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Measles

On March 3, 1862, Stephen Patterson wrote a letter to his father from Miami University at Oxford, Ohio. In the letter he reports that he has had the measles for the past 10 days and has not been able to … Continue reading

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Stephen at Miami University

On February 14, 1862, Stephen Patterson wrote his mother from Miami University at Oxford, Ohio.  The letter is short, thanking his mother for the pants she sent and expressed the desire to live more cheaply than the fall session as … Continue reading

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