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Duley, Mary (b. 1811) to Lloyd Duley

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06377.03 Author/Creator: Duley, Mary (b. 1811) Place Written: Christian County, Kentucky Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 15 July 1848 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 31.5 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes to her siblings about a birth, her family's health, the abundance of rain, and local deaths and marriages. Notes a meeting of the "suns of Temperance." Hopes they will visit. Mentions she has "got the headache very bad." Sent to Lloyd but meant for "dear brothers and sisters." Signs Mary Ann Wood. There are some unrelated calculations in pencil on the address leaf.

People: Duley, Mary, b. 1811
Duley, Lloyd, 1814-1861

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Woman AuthorWomen's HistoryChildren and FamilyDeathMarriageTemperance and ProhibitionAlcoholReform MovementHealth and Medical

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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