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.
United States History
Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, "Shelby County, Kentucky - Letters (SC 2807)" (2014). MSS Finding Aids. Paper 3484.