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Collection Reference Number GLC08934.012
From Archive Folder Aurelia Hale letters 
Title Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Hale regarding her trip from Washington to White Hall, Georgia
Date 18 September 1823
Author Hale, Aurelia (cb. 1798)  
Recipient Hale, Sarah W.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description She talks extensively about her trip from Washington to White Hall to visit her friend Mary, including the a carriage breakdown and fording creeks with horses. She reports having a "delightful" time visiting Mary. She also mentions a gift for her mother that she intends to send in the spring, but declines to tell her sister what it is. The third page of the letter is in two pieces, and along the lines where the paper was at one point folded, it is difficult to read.
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, Sarah W. (fl. 1821-1837)  
Place written White Hall, 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