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Collection Reference Number GLC03545.19
From Archive Folder Collection of letters and documents from the archive of Baltimore attorney Nathaniel Williams 
Title Betty Banks to Nathaniel Williams discussing difficulties surrounding the settlement of her husband's will
Date 11 August 1812
Author Bankson, Hetty (fl. 1812)  
Recipient Williams, Nathaniel  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses difficulties surrounding the settlement of her husband's will. Mentions the sale of some property left to her children by their father. States she is in desperate need of money and would like him to resolve this matter. Refers to herself and her children as "an injured widow and her helpless orphans."
Subjects American Statesmen  Law  Government and Civics  Judiciary  Woman Author  Women's History  Death  Estate  Marriage  Finance  Debt  
People Bankson, Hetty (fl. 1812)  Williams, Nathaniel (1782-1864)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Law; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information From the archive of Nathaniel Williams, a Baltimore lawyer, state senator, and United States District Attorney for Maryland, 1824-41.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859