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Letter to Charles Robert Leslie, early 1840s, "Friday Oct 2nd"

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 20
Call Number: MSS 15, Series III

Scope and Contents

Harriet labels the date on the letter, "wet day," and begins by bemoaning the wet weather. She advises Charles that she and the children will be home "on Monday," and sends various instructions for the servant, Amelia. She requests 20 pounds to pay the bills from the holiday and apologizes for the amount, however commenting that "it is all fair play." She sends love from Aunt Clark, whose eyes are better. Harriet closes with a list of expenses, one of which is "Breakage."


  • early 1840s, "Friday Oct 2nd"


Physical Description

3 pages (1 folded leaf) ; 18.5 x 22 cm. Autograph letter, signed; written in pen and brown/black ink.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection: The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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