• Call Number: COTSEN1_c106
    Container: Box 1, Folder 13

To Catherine Few

4.0 pages

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This collection is stored at Firestone Library, RBSC South East, Cotsen.

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Collection Creator: Chrystie, Mary A., 1825-1842.

Dates: 1804 August 7.

Located In: Box 1, Folder 13

Extent: 4.0 pages

Dimensions: 25.8 x 38.1 cm

Physical Description:

One sheet folded in half, with watermarks: "W.Y. & Co." and "Gen Stamp Office". 2 different 50 cent stamp(?) images pressed into the paper, one of a bald eagle with shield, the other of a ring surrounding 13 stars.

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Description

August 7, 1804, Windsor Hill; from Mary Few, Mary Chrystie's aunt, to her mother Catherine Few, Mary Chrystie's grandmother. A letter written while visiting the Chrystie family with Frances (not yet married to Albert Chrystie?); Mary notes that she and Frances went to a mill and were weighed; Frances weighed in at 109 pounds, while Mary weighed 100 pounds (see above, item 13 in the "Separately Collected Miscellaneous Letters" series, for Mary Chrystie's own experience of being weighed at a mill.)

Preferred Citation

To Catherine Few; 1804 August 7; Mary Chrystie Papers, Box 1, Folder 13; , Princeton University Library.


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