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Collection Reference Number GLC02429.31
From Archive Folder Letters from missionaries Daniel and Nancy Hemans, to Rev. and Mrs Shiras 
Title Daniel W. Hemans to Frances B. Shiras discussing his improved health and noting that he cannot afford to buy clothes for the winter
Date 13 December 1872
Author Hemans, Daniel W. (fl. 1872-1881)  
Recipient Shiras, Frances B.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses his improved health, noting that he has not had any spitting of blood since August 1871. Notes that the formerly healthy Mr. Luke, at the Yankton Mission, had started spitting blood. Reports the receipt of wrappers Shiras sent and to who they would go (including Deloria). States that all packages should be sent through Mr. Hinman, then explains that he has no winter clothes nor money to buy them. Notes two Santees, John Wapaha, and William Hemans (his cousin) will be ordained next spring. Notes that Mrs. Hinman is sick.
Subjects American West  Religion  American Indian History  Health and Medical  Tuberculosis  Disease  Clothing and Accessories  Finance  Women's History  
People Hemans, Daniel W. (fl. 1871-1881)  Shiras, Frances B. (b. 1814)  Hinman, Samuel Dutton (1839-1890)  
Place written Nebraska
Theme Reconstruction; Religion; Children & Family
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Friend  
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