March 1838 Handwritten Letter Cordelia W. Edgerly Farmington NH

Title

March 1838 Handwritten Letter Cordelia W. Edgerly Farmington NH

Description

A March 29, 1838 handwritten letter, in ink, by Cordelia W. Edgerly in Farmington, NH, to son James Edgerly, aslo of Farmington,NH. The letter contains advice to her son, mainly on faith, and how he is fortunate. His younger brother Henry is mentioned in the letter. The letter is folded so the paper creates an envelope for delivery, thus protecting the "enclosed letter."

Size: 7"x12.25" Fold out adds 7.5" to width.

Condition:Good considering age. General fading Spotting. Multiple folds and creases. Small tears.


FHS-Kyle Leach

Creator

Cordelia W. Edgerly Farmington NH

Date

1838

Date Created

1838

Contributor

Part of the Beulah Thayer Collection

Files

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Citation

Cordelia W. Edgerly Farmington NH, “March 1838 Handwritten Letter Cordelia W. Edgerly Farmington NH,” Farmington Historical Society-Museum of Farmington History, accessed February 8, 2023, https://farmingtonnhhistory.omeka.net/items/show/635.

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