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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08934.037 Author/Creator: de Yambert, Thomas Jefferson (fl. 1828-1832) Place Written: Antisania, AL Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 28 December 1832 Pagination: 4 p. : address: 21 x 26 cm

Summary of Content: He apologizes for not writing more often. He speaks briefly about Mary, the infant daughter he and Aurelia lost to cholera in October, and says that their daughter Sarah now refuses to speak at all. There have been no new storms and that both he and Aurelia have been able to put on some weight. He also talks briefly about their slaves and the Mill that he hopes to open.

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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