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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09302.030 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Dublin Type: Autograph letter Date: 31 May 1850 Pagination: 1 p. ; 25.5 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: author tells of his wife who is very sick.

People:

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: SlaveryAfrican American HistoryAgriculture and Animal HusbandryFinanceWomen's HistoryChildren and FamilyWhigsElectionPoliticsEnslaved people

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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