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Letter to Rees Daughter about Life in Delaware

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Letter to Rees Daughter about Life in Delaware

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Letter addressed to one of the Rees daughters from their aunt Jane Spruance, sister to Elizabeth Rees. Sewell Green Rees had been visiting with Jane in Delaware to reconnect with family, the night before his departure Jane decides to write a letter for him to take back home. The letter is not specific to which of her neiees, but updates them on the current events of her life, while also hoping that she will soon visit. The aunt mentions multiple times how much it would mean to her if one of her nieces would come visit her, she expresses much grief over this subject. Jane ends the letter wondering about her sister's health and looking forward to hearing back soon. The original letter is accompanied by a typed transcript. This is one item from the Rees Family Correspondence Collection, which includes many letters between family members in Oregon and Ohio.

Creator

Spruance, Jane

Date

1853

Identifier

PUA_MS32_15.pdf

Citation

Spruance, Jane, “Letter to Rees Daughter about Life in Delaware,” Pacific University Archives Exhibits, accessed September 21, 2017, http://exhibits.lib.pacificu.edu/items/show/6077.

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