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Title:[Letter] 1829 Jun. 28 Nashville [TN] [to] S[arah] B. Hamilton / Mortimer Hamilton : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Hamilton, Mortimer

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Date: June 28, 1829
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a letter from Mortimer Hamilton to his Mother Sarah B. Hamilton, dated June 28, 1829. He reports that his health has been good, despite many recent deaths of young people in the Nashville area. He writes about the local Baptist church, and how well the preachers are at giving sermons.
Collection:Orr Collection IV-J-2

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Nashville June the 28 1829
Dear Mother

I now set down to drop you a line or two I am [in in] good and have engoyed [enjoyed] good health ever since I came to Nashville [added: for which I desire] to be thankful there has been a great many of the inhabitants of nashville have [added: ded [died]] for a month past young men and ladies Just in the vernal bloom of youth are called from time to eternity and have their friends and relations to mourn their loss the Dr [Doctor] and myself have agreed very well and i hope will as long as we live together the Dr is a wicked and a [unclear: profane ] sinner but do not let this mak [make] you believe that I will be for he is very strict abot [about] that brother fall our stationed preacher baptised [baptized] a half a dozen this morning he delivered a very good sermon at the baptist church this morning there was brother [added: vandimon who] was here a week or two ago he delivered some most excellent sermons at the baptist church the whole house was crowded and in tears several the churches during brother vandimons stay at nashville it is time I should come to a close give my best respects to all of my dear b [added: r] others and sister and except [accept] the same favour [favor] your self

I ever rema [added: i] n [you your] affetionate [affectionate] son
Mortimer Hamilton

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Mrs S [Sarah] B [unclear: Hamilton ]

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