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Mason, Lowell (fl. 1825) to Mrs. C. Mason

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05508.179 Author/Creator: Mason, Lowell (fl. 1825) Place Written: Savannah, Georgia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 7 September 1825 Pagination: 4 p. + addr 24.9 x 19.9 cm

Summary of Content: Mason writes to his mother. He meditates on how children come to appreciate their parents as they grow older and hopes to see his mother next season. He expresses that it is more important that they meet in the next life than in this one, and relies on his faith in Jesus to bring him hope that his expectations will be met. Mason reports on and inquires about family affairs and remarks that his leisure time is spent pursuing music. He mentions a book containing several of his compositions.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: ChristianityReligionChildren and FamilyMusic

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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