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de Yampert, Thomas Jefferson (fl. 1828-1832) to James W. Hale, to Sarah W. Hale

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08934.033 Author/Creator: de Yampert, Thomas Jefferson (fl. 1828-1832) Place Written: Antisania, AL Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 3 July 1832 Pagination: 4 p. : address : 21 x 25.9 cm

Summary of Content: There are two letters within a single folio. The first letter is to James W. Hale, and expresses regret that Sarah's time with them was not as pleasant or beneficial to her health as they had hoped. He goes on to discuss his attempts to find work for Horatio as a clerk. The second letter is to Sarah W. Hale. He suggests that she is happy to be home and free of "us Southerners," but adds that he does not blame her for going back to where she felt she would be happiest and says that many were sorry to see her go. There is also a post script on the side of the paper containing the address to Sarah.

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: Women's HistoryTravelAfrican American HistorySlaveryLatin and South AmericaGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: Slavery & Anti-slavery

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