Identifier: Mss 812357
Scope and Contents Two-page letter from Samuel Farnsworth in Bridgton, Maine to his sons Benjamin Franklin Farnsworth and Samuel Farnsworth, instructing them to seek medical advice for Benjamin Franklin from Dr. Smith, relates local and family news.
Identifier: Mss 811466
Scope and Contents Two-page letter from Samuel Farnsworth to his sons Samuel and Benjamin Franklin Farnsworth, discussing the possibilities open for teaching positions for the winter, and plans for Samuel to begin the study of medicine under Dr. Perkins if approved bt Dr. Smith.
Identifier: Mss 812265
Scope and Contents Three-page letter from Samuel Farnsworth at Dartmouth College to [Benjamin Franklin Farnsworth?]. Writer discusses politics, the coming election and the state of the nation in general on the eve of the War of 1812. Washington Benevolent Society is being formed. Pierce who was expelled last term is now in the army.