Publication Date

6-17-2014

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 2845. Letter, 31 July 1889, of tobacco broker Clarence O. Gold, Hopkinsville, Kentucky, to his wife in New Providence, Tennessee. He declares his love, reports that he has rented a home, and urges her and their children to join him. The letter alludes to a separation caused by his drinking and other misconduct, and to the maligning influence of others who are urging his life to leave him.

Disciplines

Family, Life Course, and Society | Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance | United States History

Share

COinS