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Bell, Jane: [Letter] 1826 Nov., Nashville [to] Mrs. Anne Bell, Dickson County, Tenn[essee] / Jane [Bell]

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Monday 20th —

I went early on Saturday to Dr. Waters ' to spend the day with Mrs. Gould but how great was my surprise to find she had set out for Charlotte . I regretted it very much, particularly on my little Parsons account, whom I know will feel much disappointed about his clothes but at all events take him to hear




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Mr Campbell — he informed me yesterday that he would administer the Sacrement [Sacrament] in Charlotte when he preached there, I wish very much he was not going 'till Christmas, but I cannot think of leaving here till after our examination, and also at the Academy so that I shall not in all probability reach home till the 24th Decr— [December] I have not heard from brother John since I wrote to you, nor can I account for his silence I spent last Saturday with Mrs Peyton Robertson , she desired me to present her love to you and the little girls. My whole time is devoted to the School and the [gap] parties I attend are prayer meetings and [gap] my escorts are Mr. & Mrs. Campbell , who [gap] polite as to call for me.

Mr. Wade has returned from the Western District , the reason why he did not call at your house was because he had a large party with him.

Excuse the brevity of this epistle but I have not time to write any more at present. Please present my love to all the family and believe me

Your affectionate Daughter
Jane



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Mrs. Anne Bell near Charlotte Dickson County Tenn [Tennessee]



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