Thomas Walker Gilmer, Washington, DC, to Ann E. Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1843 February 5
Scope and Contents
Reports that although the doctor treated him, he does not feel much better; states that he will change doctors if he does not get relief in a week to ten days; wishes that she would take up Christianity so that "we would then be unitied for eternity as well as time;" discusses the virtue of being a Christian; wonders "why does not my wife, my dear wife make a profession of religion?;" preaches at her on the necessity to accept Christ; asks her to read a chapter in their family Bible before going to bed. 7 pp. ALS.
- Creation: 1843 February 5
- From the Collection: Gardiner Family (Family)
- From the Collection: Beeckman, Margaret Gardiner, d. 1857 (Person)
- From the Collection: Copland, Charles (Person)
- From the Collection: Gardiner, Alexander, d. 1850 (Person)
- From the Collection: Gardiner, David Lyon (Person)
- From the Collection: Gardiner, Juliana McLachlan, d. 1864 (Person)
- From the Collection: Gilmer Family (Family)
- From the Collection: Gilmer, Anne Baker (Person)
- From the Collection: Gilmer, Thomas Walker (Person)
- From the Collection: Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 (Person)
- From the Collection: Peticolas, C. L. Southern Cross (Person)
- From the Collection: Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 (Person)
- From the Collection: Tyler Family (Family)
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From the Collection: 6.00 Linear Feet : 17th and early 18th century materials are photocopies.