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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid, scan and typescript (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 1411. Letter, 4 December 1845, of Henry Elbridge, Maysville, Kentucky, to his cousin E.G. Harel, Wadsworth, Ohio. He writes of his poor health and family matters, but also relates an interesting story about a young enslaved woman and how she was reared as a member of her owner's family.


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