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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 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 wife to leave him.


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



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