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Title:[Letter] 1827, Feb.21, Philadelphia [to] Miss Ann J[ane] Bell, Charlotte, Tennessee / Dr. John Bell : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Bell, John, Dr.

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Date: February 21, 1827
Extent: 4p
Summary:This a letter from Dr. John Bell to his sister Jane Bell dated February 21, 1827. John congratulates Jane on her new profession, and he informs her that he has taken on new student . He writes about a widow whom he befriended and who has sent a book for Jane. He also writes of a woman named Mrs. Griffith in New Jersey who has named her farm "Charles Hope" in honor of Sir Walter Scott. The woman is apparently a great agriculturalist, as well as a writer. Finally, he writes of a lady friend in France whose brother recently passed away.
Collection:Bell Collection IV-H-1

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