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Hale, Joseph (fl. 1837) to unknown

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08934.049 Author/Creator: Hale, Joseph (fl. 1837) Place Written: Weathersfield, Connecticut Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 January 1837 Pagination: 4 p. : 21 x 26 cm

Summary of Content: He speaks extensively about his business and finances, including the support he has provided to his family, possibly in preparation for his death, because he describes himself as quite ill. He also asks the recipient to pass his good wishes onto their sisters Sarah and Aurelia. This letter is not addressed by name, but was written to one of his brothers.

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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