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Collection Reference Number GLC08934.046
From Archive Folder Aurelia Hale letters 
Title Aurelia to Sarah W. Nichols (née Hale) regarding the disappearance of two slaves
Date 5 June 1836
Author Hale, Aurelia (cb. 1798)  
Recipient Nichols, Sarah W.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description This letter mentions problems Aurelia was having with her "domestic affairs," including two slaves running away. She also speaks about her husband's business and their brother James, who they have come into conflict with in recent years.
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 Mobile, 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