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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08934.028 Author/Creator: Hale, Aurelia (ca. b. 1798) Place Written: Mount Meigs, AL Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 25 July 1830 Pagination: 4 p. : address : 21 x 26 cm.

Summary of Content: She addresses the logistics of her sister Sarah's planned visit and promises to pay the full cost. She enclosed $50 with the letter and promises to send another $50 soon. She expresses concern for Sarah's health, writing that she hopes it will improve. She also requests that Sarah bring their mother's silver rather than sell it. Much of the letter is crosswritten.

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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