Todd A. Herring Archival Collection

Authors

Amelia Smylie

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Description

This handwritten letter, written in script and dated November 19, 1825, to Rev. James Smylie in Centerville, Amite County, Mississippi, from his daughter, Amelia Smylie in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, discusses a recent visit from some family members, a recent ordination of a new pastor, her brother's recent illness, some recent deaths in the community, and the yellow fever epidemic. She goes on to describe her classes in school and her desire for her father to come visit her.

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Publication Date

11-19-1825

Time Period

1820-1829

Geographic Location

Philadelphia, PA

Object Type

text

Format (original)

Correspondence

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS-658_1825-11-19-_Letter-1825_0001s

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Manuscripts Division, Todd A. Herring Collection, Letters Rev. James Smylie, Washington, Adams County, Mississippi re. Yellow fever in Natchez, Cotton Prices, Presbyterian church, 1810-1839

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Letter, Amelia Smylie in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Her Father, Rev. James Smylie in Centerville, Amite County, Mississippi, November 19, 1825

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