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Woodhouse, Elizabeth (fl. 1682) to John Harvey, Jr.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00391.03 Author/Creator: Woodhouse, Elizabeth (fl. 1682) Place Written: Barkhamsted, England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 5 June 1682 Pagination: 1 p. + addr 31 x 20 cm

Summary of Content: Love letter. Woodhouse was considering going to America at the time.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: QuakersReligionLove LettersWomen's HistoryImmigration and MigrationWoman Author

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