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Samuel McClure, Catoctin Furnace, to Joseph Arthur, 1811 September 10

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178931

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He begins by telling Joseph that William Leeper's wife was let out for a day, accompanied by a Miss Baily, of the city, and Doctor Reynolds; however, he does not know if she will stay long up there. He then tells Joseph how Miss G., Martha Gachvany, has gotten married, and therefore "our Hero has got rid of one of his intended wives." He spends the rest of the letter sharing gossip about married and unmarried members of the Shippensburg and Catoctin communities.


  • Creation: 1811 September 10


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