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Collection Reference Number GLC03523.10.189
From Archive Folder Collection of Joseph M. Maitland 
Title Ann Maitland to William G. Maitland reporting on the spring church meeting and the marriage of a family friend
Date 2 March 1871
Author Maitland, Ann (fl. 1854-1871)  
Recipient Maitland, William G.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Reports to her son on the spring church meeting going on. Says there have been no conversions yet. Discusses the different preachers who have spoken to the congregation. Mentions the marriage of a family friend and comments, "...but so it is when girls get old they are not hard to please in getting a husband." Informs that brother Joseph is still teaching school. Refers to Uncle Richard's recent visit "west" to see Grier. Encourages him to come home for a visit.
Subjects Woman Author  Women's History  Children and Family  Religion  Marriage  Education  
People Maitland, Ann (fl. 1854-1871)  Maitland, William Grier (b. 1846)  
Place written Kingston, Ohio
Theme Reconstruction; Religion; Education
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Joseph Maitland enlisted on 8 August 1862 as a Private. He was mustered into "G" Co. OH 95th Infantry. He was mustered out 31 May 1865 at Memphis, Tennessee.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Son