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de Yampert, Thomas Jefferson (fl. 1828-1834) to Sarah W. Nichols

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08934.042 Author/Creator: de Yampert, Thomas Jefferson (fl. 1828-1834) Place Written: Antisana, AL Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 23 June - 7 July 1834 Pagination: 4 p. : address : 21 x 26 cm

Summary of Content: This letter is dated June 23, and there is a post-script dated July 7. They are both still suffering from Sarah's death, and Aurelia is saving locks of their daughter Sarah's hair and intends to give the largest lock to her sister Sarah. Aurelia's health has greatly improved, as has his. He also says that their son Thomas is doing well and resembles his sisters. The post-script, which is dated July 7, apologizes for not sending the letter earlier.

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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