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Revised by: Jennifer Duplaga, November 2004
No information is available on Julia Ainsworth. No last name is given in the letter for the sender, but the donor believed it to be Ainsworth.
Her cousin, the recipient, was Desire Ball, from Mystic, Connecticut. The donor provided information on Desire Ball. She later married Palmer Gallup, a math teacher from Springfield, Massachusetts.
Scope and Content Note:
This collection contains a letter written to Desire Gallup by Julia [Ainsworth]. In this item, she tells of the difficulties she is having, living on the frontier in West City, Indiana.
4 Apr. 1838 ALS to Cousin from Julia [Ainsworth]
Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1838
Provenance: Ellen Cheney Fish
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Alternate formats: None
Related Holdings: None
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