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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Aurelia Hale letters
|Aurelia Hale to Sarah Hale regarding various matters, including marriage
|4 December 1821
|Hale, Aurelia (cb. 1798)
|Hale, Sarah W.
|Letter to her sister in which she first speaks extensively about her social arrangements. She then goes on to speak against her sister's prospective marriage, instead favoring the idea that her sister come to Georgia and potentially meet a husband there. She expresses happiness that their mother's health continues to improve. She asks Sarah to destroy the letter after she reads it. Part of the letter has been scribbled out.
|Woman Author Women's History Travel African American History Slavery Latin and South America Global History and Civics Foreign Affairs
|Hale, Aurelia (cb. 1798) Hale, Sarah W. (fl. 1821-1837)
|Women in American History; African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Foreign Affairs; Children & Family
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|Aurelia Hale was born in Glastonbury, in Hartford, Connecticut sometime before 20 December 1798.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859