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Epperly, T. B. (fl. 1859) to Christian M. Epperly

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02715.123 Author/Creator: Epperly, T. B. (fl. 1859) Place Written: Patrick County, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 September 1859 Pagination: 1 p.

Writes that there is enough work for six or eight months. Discusses girls and asks Christian not to get married without letting him know first.

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