MSS Finding Aids

Publication Date

11-25-2018

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 3299. Letter, dated 19 August, of Eliza (Brand) Woodward to her niece Lily Duncan, Lexington, Kentucky. Written on mourning stationery, the letter offers condolences on the death of Lily’s daughter Ellen on 17 August 1881. Mrs. Woodward expresses shock and sadness, asks about the circumstances of the girl’s death, and regrets her inability to offer comfort in person.

Disciplines

United States History

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