Thomas T. Sloan letter collection

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Collection consists of twenty-eight (28) letters from Bridgett Sloan, of Lexington, Kentucky, to her son Thomas T. Sloan, ranging from 1832-1848 (there are no letters from 1836-1842). From 1832-1834 T. Sloan resided in Washington D.C. In 1834-1835 T. Sloan joined the Marine Corps and moved to New York City and would go on to spend time in Georgia, Baltimore, Cape Verde, and France. The letters are filled with motherly advice and details of B. Sloan's family and everday life in Lexington. B. Sloan often chastises her son for not writing enough and lack of faith. In a few letters B. Sloan writes about scarlet fever afflicting people in her area and also mentions the Cholera outbreak circa 1832-1833. her son about the dangers of Cholera. Also included is a letter from Mary Minerva Harbison of Cape Girardeau, Missouri to "Dora" which was dated 1857. The letter regards daily life and asking Dora to visit.

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Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, April 10, 1832

Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, April 10, 1832

Metadata: Title: Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, April 10, 1832 Description: A letter from Bridget Sloan to her son in which chastises him for his lack of contact and failure to find a wife, and talks about the goings on of his home town. Creator: Sloan, Bridget Date:...

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Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, April 21, 1834

Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, April 21, 1834

Metadata: Title: Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, April 21, 1834 Description: A letter from Bridget Sloan to her son which brings him news about his family and neighbors Creator: Sloan, Bridget Date: 1834-04-21 Places: Lexington (Ky.); Fayette County (Ky.); Washington...

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Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, August 10, 1832

Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, August 10, 1832

Metadata: Title: Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, August 10, 1832 Description: A letter from Bridget Sloan to her son warning him of the dangers of recent cholera outbreaks Creator: Sloan, Bridget Date: 1832-08-10 Places: Lexington (Ky.); Fayette County (Ky.); Washington...

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Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, August 15, 1833

Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, August 15, 1833

Metadata: Title: Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, August 15, 1833 Description: A letter from Bridget Sloan to her son talking about her poor health in recent weeks Creator: Sloan, Bridget Date: 1833-08-15 Places: Lexington (Ky.); Fayette County (Ky.); Washington (D.C.) Subjects:...

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Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, August 28, 1834

Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, August 28, 1834

Metadata: Title: Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, August 28, 1834 Description: A letter from Bridget Sloan to her son which brings him news about his family and neighbors Creator: Sloan, Bridget Date: 1834-08-28 Places: Lexington (Ky.); Fayette County (Ky.); Washington...

4 pages: 50% transcribed, 50% needs review
Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, December 2, 1833

Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, December 2, 1833

Metadata: Title: Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, December 2, 1833 Description: A letter from Bridget Sloan to her son about several marriages and deaths in the family Creator: Sloan, Bridget Date: 1833-12-02 Places: Lexington (Ky.); Fayette County (Ky.); Washington...

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Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, January 7, 1834

Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, January 7, 1834

Metadata: Title: Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, January 7, 1834 Description: A letter from Bridget Sloan to her son concerning his lack of faith Creator: Sloan, Bridget Date: 1834-01-07 Places: Lexington (Ky.); Fayette County (Ky.); Washington (D.C.) Subjects: Sloan, Thomas T.;...

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Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, June 12, 1836

Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, June 12, 1836

Metadata: Title: Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, June 12, 1836 Description: A letter from Bridget Sloan to her son which brings him news about his family and neighbors Creator: Sloan, Bridget Date: 1836-06-12 Places: Lexington (Ky.); Fayette County (Ky.); New York (N.Y.) Subjects:...

4 pages: 75% transcribed, 25% needs review
Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, June 16, 1835

Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, June 16, 1835

Metadata: Title: Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, June 16, 1835 Description: A letter from Bridget Sloan to her son which brings him news about his family and neighbors Creator: Sloan, Bridget Date: 1835-06-16 Places: Lexington (Ky.); Fayette County (Ky.); New York (N.Y.) Subjects:...

4 pages: 75% transcribed, 25% needs review
Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, May 13, 1842

Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, May 13, 1842

Metadata: Title: Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, May 13, 1842 Description: A letter from Bridget Sloan to her son concerning his lack of faith Creator: Sloan, Bridget Date: 1842-05-13 Places: Lexington (Ky.); Fayette County (Ky.); New York (N.Y.) Subjects: Sloan, Thomas T.; Sloan,...

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