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Hale, Aurelia (ca. b. 1798) to Sarah Hale

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08934.006 Author/Creator: Hale, Aurelia (ca. b. 1798) Place Written: Washington, GA Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 4 December 1821 Pagination: 4 p. : address : 20 x 28.5 cm.

Letter to her sister in which she first speaks extensively about her social arrangements. She then goes on to speak against her sister's prospective marriage, instead favoring the idea that her sister come to Georgia and potentially meet a husband there. She expresses happiness that their mother's health continues to improve. She asks Sarah to destroy the letter after she reads it. Part of the letter has been scribbled out.

Aurelia Hale was born in Glastonbury, in Hartford, Connecticut sometime before 20 December 1798.

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