2005.36.82: Elizabeth Jones to Caroline, 1856 January 27
1856; Transcription; Elizabeth Jones; Carolina; White Oak; Sabbath; Health; Weather; Daughter; Religion; John; Souzan; Society; Slaves
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 unrelenting faith in God, and she mentioned their slave Souzan.
P.M.B. Young Collection, Bartow History Museum
Bartow History Museum
1856 January 27
Heather M. Haley