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Jane C. Charlton, Williamsburgh, Virginia, to Sarah C. Watts, New London, Virginia, 13 September 1807

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Author: Charlton, Jane C.
Abstract: Jane C. Charlton, Williamsburgh, sic, Virginia, to Sarah C. Watts, New London, Virginia. Glad to hear about her return home; gives local news including details about the arrival of Eliza Wright and her subsequent illness, and the departure of the Savages and the Smiths; expresses her sadness at the "loss of your society" and how much she misses her and the other girls; Mrs. Faulcon left for Carolina; tells of Miss Donoville, sic, Deneufville and Mr. Pryor tying the "gordianknot," and states the "Wmsbg. will be quite gay at that time, as they are to have a great wedding"; influenza rampant; tells of a party given by Mr. and Mrs. Mason, describing the handsome men, the dancing, and the fact that even Mrs. Anderson, Mrs. Paradice, sic, and her mother were there; "War" is still the main topic of discussion, with revenge at the "epidemical" stage, even affecting the ladies; mentions E. Coleman and his politicing. 3 pages. Autograph letter signed. Including typescript. 2 pages.
Issued Date: 1807-09-13
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/20353
Citation: Sarah C. Watts Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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