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Title:[Letter] 10 April [18]48, Shelbyville, [TN] [to] Mrs. A[nn] J[ane] Bell, Charlotte, Tenn[essee] / Theodore A. Bell : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Bell, Theodore A.

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Date: April 10, 1848
Extent: 4p
Summary:This is a letter from Theodore Bell to his mother Jane Bell dated April 10, 1848. He writes that he would be willing to take up a profession, but that he is unable. He lets Jane know that despite the rumors, he is not married. He informs her that he is still poor, with no hope yet of improving his situation. He reports of cholera in Nashville and Murfreesboro. He also writes about a fire that almost destroyed the business district.
Collection:Bell Collection IV-H-1

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