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Letter from Thomas Marim an Old Friend of the Rees Family

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Letter from Thomas Marim an Old Friend of the Rees Family

Description

Letter from Thomas Marim, was addressed to friends which is most likely the Rees family. Thomas lives in Delaware still, where the Rees family is originally from before moving to Ohio. Recently Thomas has sold part of his farm and Thomas A. Rees had recently sold his entire farm for $21,000. There is a road that goes straight through the Rees farm in Delaware, now allowing cars to go through Dover to get to Philadelphia. William A. Hazel is very ill with cancer and will soon die, while Ellen Blackiston has been dead for two years. Thomas cannot think of anything else to tell his friends so closes. 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

Marim, Thomas

Date

1856

Identifier

PUA_MS32_42.pdf

Citation

Marim, Thomas, “Letter from Thomas Marim an Old Friend of the Rees Family,” Pacific University Archives Exhibits, accessed November 22, 2017, http://exhibits.lib.pacificu.edu/items/show/6104.

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