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Collection Reference Number GLC08934.040
From Archive Folder Aurelia Hale letters 
Title Aurelia Hale to Sarah W. Nichols (née Hale) regarding a planned trip to go up north and Sarah's recent wedding
Date 1 September 1833
Author Hale, Aurelia (cb. 1798)  
Recipient Nichols, Sarah W.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description She apologizes for not writing, but says that she lacked the energy to do so over the hot summer months. She continues to talk about going North, and believes that her husband will send both her and their daughter Sarah next year. She responds to news of her sister's marriage to a Mr. Nichols, and expresses dismay at some unspecified missteps from their brothers James and Joseph, and indicates that she intends to speak to them when she visits and also refund what they "had so unjustly taken." Note: Sarah W. Nichols is the married name of Sarah W. Hale. A small part of the letter is missing from where the seal tore the paper.
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 Hurricane 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