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Sarah Sutton ( -1854) traveled to Oregon with her husband, John Sutton, their four children and other family and friends from Cass County, Illinois to Grand Ronde Valley, Oregon. She perished during the journey.
Collection includes one volume of Sarah Sutton's printed diary of crossing the plains from Illinois to the Grand Ronde Valley, Oregon in 1854 pasted into a ledger book.
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[Identification of item],Sarah Sutton printed diary: Crossing the Plains, CA Su87, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.
This collection has been microfilmed. Microfilm reels are available for purchase, or via Inter-library Loan. When requesting reels for this collection, please request: “Women’s Lives, Series 3, American Women Missionaries and Pioneers Collection, reel(s) 93.”