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Collection Reference Number GLC08934.002
From Archive Folder Aurelia Hale letters 
Title Aurelia Hale to Horatio Hale regarding her trip from New York to Savannah, Georgia
Date 22 May 1821
Author Hale, Aurelia (cb. 1798)  
Recipient Hale, Horatio  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Letter to her brother Horatio upon reaching Savannah. She speaks extensively of their trip from New York, which lasted fifteen days due to their encountering bad weather. She mentions several social engagements she has had since reaching Savannah, and speaks of her plans to travel to Washington County, Georgia. Horatio's address is on the back of the second page.
Subjects Woman Author  Women's History  Travel  African American History  Slavery  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  
People Hale, Aurelia (cb. 1798)  Hale, Horatio (fl. 1821-1826)  
Place written Savannah, Georgia
Theme Women in American History; African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Foreign Affairs; Children & Family
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Aurelia Hale was born in Glastonbury, in Hartford, Connecticut sometime before 20 December 1798.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859