G. W. Cook Correspondence, 1857-1860

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Cook family; Cook, George Washington, 1823-1883
Electa writes about how busy she has been and how much she misses Sarah. George writes that he is a member of a Society of Good Templars. He also writes of how he and Electa live.

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Cook Family; Cook, George Washington, 1823-1883
George Cook writes about the land he has purchased and the types of crops grown. He also writes about the weather, and the social activities in town.

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Cook, George Washington, 1823-1883; Cook Family
Map of township land.

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Cook Family; Cook, George Washington, 1823-1883
George Cook writes to friends about banking, land sales, land use, crops, and frontier life.

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Cook, George Washington, 1823-1883; Cook Family
This letter describing the travel from Connecticut to Iowa is probably the first letter sent from Grinnell, IA, to Meriden, CT. It seems to fix the arrival of George and Electa in Grinnell to late April 1857.

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Cook, George Washington, 1823-1883; Cook Family
Cook writes about land sales in the town.

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Cook, George Washington, 1823-1883; Cook family
Description of township land with accompanying hand drawn map. The move of Iowa College from Davenport to Grinnell is mentioned.

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Cook family; Cook, George Washington, 1823-1883; Cook, Electa Caroline (née Perkins), 1822-1863
Letters six and seven are written on the same piece of paper. Letter six is from Electa C. Cook and letter seven is from George W. Cook. Both are to Sarah E. Cook.

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Cook Family; Cook, George Washington, 1823-1883; Cook, Electa C.
Electa Cook writes of how she misses Sarah and remembers good times together. George Cook writes of their dog, Caper, and mentions crops.

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Cook, George Washington, 1823-1883; Cook Family
George writes to his brothers about the railroad vote, and about bonds in Iowa Country and counties west of Iowa County. Land prices are also discussed.

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Cook, George Washington, 1823-1883; Cook Family
George writes to his brothers about purchasing land, crops (including price of), the railroad, the State University of Iowa, and the State Board of Education.

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Cook, George Washington, 1823-1883; Cook Family
The results of a vote concerning a loan to the railroad is discussed.

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