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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08934.018 Author/Creator: Hale, Aurelia (ca. b. 1798) Place Written: Washington, GA Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 April 1826 Pagination: 4 p. : address : 20.8 x 25.5 cm.

She apologizes for her negligence in answering letters but assures her that it is not for lack of affection, but lack of time. She expresses sympathy and concern to her mother regarding both her and Aurelia's sister Sarah's ill health, and hopes that they both improve quickly. Of her mother, she comments that "your life has been one continual scene of sorrow and trouble, but few roses have scattered your path." She also expresses interest in her brother Horatio, who she has not heard from recently.

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

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