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Cordelia Lee to cousin, 1853 July 7

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1, Item: 3

Scope and Contents

A letter, dated July 7, 1853, from Cordelia Lee to her “Dear Cousin” in Williamsburg, Virginia. Cordelia Lee catches up on news with her cousin and asks to be remembered to Mr. [Parke] Slater, implying that the recipient knows him well. Lee references Mr. Slater as being the proprietor of the Raleigh Tavern.


  • Creation: 1853 July 7


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From the Collection: 1.25 Linear Feet


From the Series: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository