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Title: [Letter] 1840 Dec. 27, Jackson, Tennessee [to] Miss Mary Jane Chester, Columbia, Tennessee / Elizabeth Chester : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Chester, Elizabeth
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This work is the property of the University of Memphis Libraries, Special Collections Department, Ned R. McWherter Library, Memphis, TN. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching, and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text. For all other use contact the University of Memphis Libraries, 126 Ned R. McWherter Library, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152-6500.

Date: December 27, 1840
Extent: 4p
Summary:The following document is a letter, dated December 27, 1840, from Elizabeth Chester to her daughter Mary Jane Chester. Elizabeth writes to her daughter who is being schooled at the Female Institute in Columbia, TN, and updates her on the happenings back home in Jackson. She talks of all the people who will be recently married and mentions her husband, Colonel Robert Chester's recent trip to visit Mary Jane. Also included is a short letter written to Mary Jane from her younger sister Martha.
Collection:Chester Family Papers MS-25 (12/1840)
Box:1
Folder:5
Document:um065
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