Letter from Alexander Edmiston to Margaret Edmiston, 28 February 1807

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Title

Letter from Alexander Edmiston to Margaret Edmiston, 28 February 1807

Description

Letter from Alexander Edmiston to his sister, Margaret, describes the health of the people in Yarrow Green, an outbreak of the mumps, a wedding, playing card and talking at the wedding, a dancing party, and promises to attend his sister's quilting. He also refers to the number of unmarried ladies and moving them to the frontier if they are over twenty-five.

Source

The Filson Historical Society Manuscript Collection

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Citation

Edmiston, Alexander, “Letter from Alexander Edmiston to Margaret Edmiston, 28 February 1807,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed June 15, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5396.