The following article is reprinted by permission of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. John D. Tew, “Echoes from the Dorr Rebellion: The 1842 Aplin/Carpenter Correspondence.” American Ancestors vol. 12, no. 4 (fall 2011): 37-40. For more information about American Ancestors magazine and the New England Historic Genealogical Society, please visit AmericanAncestors.org .
UPDATE: This article was referenced in NEHGS's The Weekly Genealogist, Vol. 16, No 18, Whole #633, May 1, 2013 in a piece by Editor Lynn Betlock titled "Dorr Rebellion Resources." Thank you Lynn!