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Martin, Thomas R. (fl. 1888) to Martha

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09832.55 Author/Creator: Martin, Thomas R. (fl. 1888) Place Written: Waterbury, Connecticut Type: Letter signed Date: 24 November 1882 Pagination: 1 envelope ; 3 p. ; 21.6 x 13.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One letter addressed to Martha dated Waterbury, Connecticut, November 24, 1882 from Thomas R. Martin. Expresses missing her and the children; updates that he broke his leg. Mentions an enclosed letter from her sister, but is not physically included.

People: Martin, Thomas R., fl. 1869-1888

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: FamilyChildren and FamilyQuality of LifeInjury or WoundMarriage

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