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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08934.039 Author/Creator: Hale, Aurelia (ca. b. 1798) Place Written: Prairie, AL Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 4 March 1833 Pagination: 4 p. : address : 21 x 26 cm

Summary of Content: She is sending the letter along with one she has written to Horatio. She is planning to visit the North, and will be bringing as little as possible because the fashions might be different. She says that she is not dreading the "fatigues of the journey" because they are preferable to all the storms the area has been experiencing. She also includes news about her daughter Sarah as well as some of the people her sister met when she visited.

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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