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Penel, Eunice, fl. 1862 to Sarah Ogden

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06559.124 Author/Creator: Penel, Eunice, fl. 1862 Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 2 July 1862 Pagination: 4 p. ; 26 x 21 cm. Order a Copy

Thanks Ogden for the care of her son, [Edwin B.], and tells her that God will reward her for her good deeds. Asks Ogden to update her on Edwin's medical condition, and to read her letters to him if he is unable to read them himself.

Ogden, Sarah Morris Perot, 1831-1912

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