Publication Date

2-5-2014

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2807. Letter, 4 March 1839, from Mary Louisa Hall, Shelbyville, Kentucky, to her brother Winchester Hall, Natchez, Mississippi. She mentions a Presbyterian revival in Shelbyville, gives news of family and of acquaintances in Louisville, asks about his marriage prospects, reports the making of a rag carpet, and conveys greetings from two slaves. Includes a postscript in another hand. Also letter, 24 February 1857, from J.E. Hewlett, Shelbyville, Kentucky, to M.L. Hallowell, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, explaining the delay in payment of a debt.

Disciplines

United States History

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