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In this four-page handwritten letter from Elizabeth Jones, we learn that she wrote phonetically and struggled with grammar--suggesting some degree of illiteracy. This letter is general in content and mostly describes how the family is doing, her…

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In her letter to her brother, she asked if he liked his profession and if his practice was going well. She discussed the ailments of her children and all the people who had visited in the past months. She mentioned the crops and that they were in…

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Thomas begins the letter by denying that he has laid eyes on other ladies, apparently in response to accusatory letter from Kate. He mentions that he has been sick with a fever for a long time. He asks if she will marry him in November or December…

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A short letter to Kate that included an inquiry about when she was leaving for Carolina. Tom said that Emma wanted to travel with her, if her father would wait. One handwritten page.

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A love letter from Dr. Thomas F. Jones, Jr. to Kate expressing concern about her recent illness, his joy and delight in her, and his love and longing to see her again. He mentioned a communion meeting at the church and an adversarial situation…

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Tom writes Kate a long letter wracked with insecurities after having their wedding has been postponed a week, hoping that Kate will look at him and marriage favorably and convincing her to wait and not overthink the predicament. He ends with…
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