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Joseph Prentis, Jr. Letter, 1829 July 29

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: id150710

Scope and Contents

Letter from Joseph Prentis, Jr., Suffolk, Va., to his son Joseph Prentis, at Colonel Woodley's Seminary near Smithfield, Va. He has taken his wife to Old Point Comfort, Va., to try to restore her health by the "salt bath"; the rest of the family is well except for Maria Louise who has the "whooping cough"; hopes he has recovered from his "indisposition"; mentions the tickets his son has won at school.


  • Creation: 1829 July 29

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From the Collection: 0.5 Linear Feet