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Collection Reference Number GLC08934.044
From Archive Folder Aurelia Hale letters 
Title Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Nichols (née Hale) cancelling her plans to go up north
Date 4 May 1835
Author Hale, Aurelia (cb. 1798)  
Recipient Nichols, Sarah W.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description They will not be going North this spring after all, because Thomas has to go to New Orleans to buy property and pursue business, and rather than go alone, Aurelia wants to accompany him. They also hope to visit his brother while they are traveling. She reports that her husband has bought her several things recently, including a gold buckle, and describes him as neither extravagant nor thrifty.
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 Prairie, Alabama
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