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Hale, Aurelia (ca. b. 1798) to Sarah W. Hale

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08934.027 Author/Creator: Hale, Aurelia (ca. b. 1798) Place Written: Mount Meigs, AL Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 06 March 1830 Pagination: 4 p. : address : 21 x 26 cm.

Summary of Content: She is sad that she is separated from her friends and family, and urges her sister to come visit if her physcians will permit it, and asks if their brother James can loan them the money for travel or if she will have to borrow it. She also suggests that Sarah bring Horatio. She also reports that her and her husband's plantation is doing well, mentioning that they need to "buy another negro."

Background Information: Aurelia Hale was born in Glastonbury, in Hartford, Connecticut sometime before 20 December 1798.

People: Hale, Aurelia, b. 1798?
Hale, Sarah, b. 1801?

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Woman AuthorWomen's HistoryTravelAfrican American HistorySlaveryLatin and South AmericaGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: Slavery & Anti-slavery

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