Letter from Elijah Smith to Samuel Brown, 29 October 1820

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Title

Letter from Elijah Smith to Samuel Brown, 29 October 1820

Description

This letter discusses the schooling of Mary Ellis, stating "with her fortune it is imperative she receive the education and training to prepare her for society and happiness in mature life." Relates that a malignant fever has reached St. Louis, Missouri. Smith asks Brown how schools are in Lexington, Kentucky, because his children need an education and the prospects of getting one in Natchez are bad.

Creator

Smith, Elijah

Source

Samuel Brown papers, 1817-1825, Filson Historical Society

Date

1820-10-29

Rights

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Type

Text

Identifier

Mss. A B881 f7

Citation

Smith, Elijah, “Letter from Elijah Smith to Samuel Brown, 29 October 1820,” The Filson Historical Society , accessed January 29, 2023, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5484.