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Correspondence - Mattie Galbraith, 1884-1893

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id56805

Scope and Contents

Letters written to Mattie Galbraith from Amanda Wallace Gregory (mother), [Cousin] T. B., John M. Gregory (brother), Greg M.W., M.E. (brother-in-law), Mille A.A. and Margaret (sister). Topics include the death of Amanda (Mattie’s child), family, gifts, visitors, illnesses, religion, Robert D. Galbraith’s confirmation, Amanda Gregory’s eye trouble, Mattie’s children, J.M. Gregory’s Civil War service, Captain Wallace, General Stonewall Jackson, Amanda Gregory’s grandchildren, a controversial marriage, weather, household concerns, African Americans, baptisms, deaths, travel plans, dressmaking, cherry harvest, public schooling, genealogy, a recent photograph, price of potatoes and refrigerators, scandal, Bishop's visit, Mr. Tyler’s visit, benefits of “Hyperphosphites," valentines, death of Betty C., seasonal fruit/flowers, scrapbooks, serious illness of Rob (Mattie’s son) and alcohol. 22 letters.


  • Creation: 1884-1893


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From the Collection: 1.00 Linear Feet

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