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Collection Reference Number GLC08934.020
From Archive Folder Aurelia Hale letters 
Title Aurelia Hale to Sarah Woodbridge regarding her social engagements in Georgia and her upcoming work as a teacher
Date 11 June 1821
Author Hale, Aurelia (cb. 1798)  
Recipient Woodbridge, Sarah  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description First letter to her mother upon arriving in Georgia. She briefly mentions her trip from Hartford, which took exactly four weeks, and goes on to discuss her social engagements and upcoming work at the academy as a teacher. She wishes she could write more but says that she is too busy, and expresses that she is very content and happy in Georgia thus far and expects to remain that way.
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)  Woodbridge, Sarah (fl. 1822-1823)  
Place written Washington, Georgia
Theme Women in American History; African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Foreign Affairs; Children & Family; Education
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