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.
Letter from Bridget Sloan to Thomas T. Sloan, February 22, 1848

Letter from Bridget Sloan to Thomas T. Sloan, February 22, 1848

Metadata: Title: Letter from Bridget Sloan to Thomas T. Sloan, February 22, 1848 Description: A letter from Bridget Sloan to her son which brings him news about his family and neighbors Creator: Sloan, Bridget Date: 1848-02-22 Places: Lexington (Ky.); Fayette County (Ky.); Marseille,...

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Letter to Dora from Mary Minerva Harbison, 1857

Letter to Dora from Mary Minerva Harbison, 1857

Metadata: Title: Letter to Dora from Mary Minerva Harbison, 1857 Description: Letter from Mary Harbison to her friend Dora detailing recent events in her life and neighborhood Creator: Harbison, Mary Date: 1857-10-17 Places: Cape Girardeau County (Mo.) Subjects: Harbison, Mary Type:...

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Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, 1834

Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, 1834

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

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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 17, 1846

Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, August 17, 1846

Metadata: Title: Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, August 17, 1846 Description: A letter from Bridget Sloan to her son which brings him news about his family and neighbors Creator: Sloan, Bridget Date: 1846-08-17 Places: Lexington (Ky.); Fayette County (Ky.); Cabo Verde 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...

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Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, December  9, 1843

Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, December 9, 1843

Metadata: Title: Letter to Thomas T. Sloan from Bridget Sloan, December 9, 1843 Description: A letter from Bridget Sloan to her son talking about her poor health in recent weeks Creator: Sloan, Bridget Date: 1843-12-09 Places: Lexington (Ky.); Fayette County (Ky.); Washington (D.C.) Subjects:...

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