The Letters



Below are links to the ten letters in this exhibit. At the bottom of each page are buttons to help you navigate between the letters, as well as a downloadable PDF of the original manuscript. Hover your cursor over any text that is bold for more information and links to resources.

Esther Spooner to her brother James, c. 1850

Mary Spooner to her husband Ephraim Spooner, Sept. 4 1856

Ephraim Spooner to his wife Mary Spooner, Sept. 13 1856

Mary Spooner to her husband Ephraim Spooner, Sept. 22 1856

James Walter Spooner to his mother Mary Spooner, Oct. 26 1860

Frona Spooner to her father-in-law Ephraim Spooner, July 27 1862

Esther Spooner to her mother Mary Spooner, Aug. 3 1862

Esther Spooner to her mother Mary Spooner, c. Aug. 24 1862

Esther Spooner to her father Ephraim Spooner, June 11 1871

Maud Spooner to her mother Frona Spooner, c. 1880