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Thomas Walker Gilmer, Washington, DC, to Ann E. Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1843 February 5

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131909

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


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From the Collection: 6.00 Linear Feet : 17th and early 18th century materials are photocopies.

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