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Collection Reference Number GLC03209.27.08
From Archive Folder Archive of correspondence relating to the Blair family, including letters of Roger B. Taney, Jackson, Welles 
Title Berte to Elizabeth Blair discussing general gossip
Date ca. 25 June 1835
Author Berte (fl. 1835)  
Recipient Blair, Elizabeth  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description A friend informs Blair, the daughter of Francis Preston Blair, of the affairs of mutual acquaintances in Washington, D.C. Year estimated based on the use of Blair, Elizabeth's maiden name. "A.G. Brown" was written in the top right corner of the address leaf at a later date.
Subjects Women's History  Friendship  Washington, D.C.  
People Lee, Elizabeth Blair (1818-1906)  Berte (fl. 1835)  Blair, Francis Preston (1791-1876)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Women in American History; Children & Family
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Francis Preston Blair served as editor of the Democratic Washington, D.C. newspaper, The Globe, between 1829 and 1845.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859