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Burnell, Abagail


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Letters to Mother, 1855-1857

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 001
Collection Scope and Content From the Collection: The letters from Burnell to her mother are handwritten in phonetic English with many traditional misspellings. In most cases, a typed transcription including the misspelled words accompanies the letter. The topics of the letters include visits from neighbors, the importance of rest, chopping firewood, and how difficult it is to write when tired.
Dates: 1855-1857