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Collection Reference Number GLC06997.60
From Archive Folder War of 1812: Correspondence and documents on the war, POWs in Canada, behaviour of soldiers, conditions in New Orleans, laying the Tennessee state line and founding of Memphis City. Documents relate to James Winchester, his family and associates 
Title Susan Winchester to her daughter, Maria Breedlove, regarding the birth of her granddaughter and other family news
Date 4 May 1818
Author Winchester, Susan Black (1771-1864)  
Recipient Breedlove, Maria  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Mrs. Winchester is happy that her daughters and her new granddaughter are well. She sympathizes with Maria's domestic difficulties, occasioned by "grumbling servants of colour and newly imported German girls," but says that "without pain trouble and anxiety families cannot be raised…" She concludes with news of family and neighbors.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Prisoner of War  Canada  Battle  
People Winchester, Susan Black (1771-1864)  Breedlove, Maria Winchester (1793-1846)  
Place written Cairo
Theme War of 1812; Foreign Affairs; Children & Family; Health & Medicine; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859