Correspondence to Sarah Rix of
Connecticut from various family members, including her brother Charles Allen Rix in
Dunlap, Iowa. Charles' correspondence, as well as that of his nephew George Tracy
Rix, describes life in Iowa from 1870-1903. Other letters in the collection trace
family connections and events in Connecticut in the later part of the 19th century.
Sarah Rix (1817-1889) was born in Connecticut on August 30, 1817. She never married and spent
many of her adult years living with her sisters and brothers-in-law. She died in
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