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Title:[Letter] 1849 Feb. 4, Clinton [MS] [to] Joseph D. Hamilton, Nashville, Tennessee / Mary [Hamilton] : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:[Hamilton,] Mary

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Date: February 4, 1849
Extent: 4p
Summary:This is a letter to Joseph D. Hamilton from his sister Mary, dated Feb. 4, 1849. She informs him that her Dr. Hamilton has bought a plantation but that they have not yet built a house on it. She has been boarding in a tavern. She writes that many people have gone out to California for the gold rush. She wants to go for the weather, not the gold. She hopes that Joseph does not want to go as it is very dangerous.
Collection:Orr Collection IV-J-2

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