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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08934.029 Author/Creator: Hale, Aurelia (ca. b. 1798) Place Written: Mount Meigs, AL Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 11 August 1830 Pagination: 4 p. : address : 21 x 26 cm.

She encloses another $50 in this letter as promised, and continues to plan for her sister's arrival. She also speaks at length about the comforts of their home, including a "very valuable negro woman" who keeps the house "well attended to." She hopes that being in the South will help improve Sarah's health. Much of the letter is crosswritten.

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

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