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Letter from Helen Berry, May 14, 1874

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Title

Letter from Helen Berry, May 14, 1874

Subject

Correspondence--1870-1880

Description

A letter from Mrs. Helen Berry Lane discussing the marriage of her daughter Helen.

Creator

Lane, Helen Berry

Date

1874-05-14

Format

3 JPEGs
600 ppi

Language

English

Identifier

1874_05_14a_bl

Coverage

Brompton (Fredericksburg, VA)

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Text

I’ve been so largely in debt lately dearest [ ] that your letter has lain unanswered longer than was at all intended, tho so little to respond to in yr difficulties. I can now understand the intricacies of the law & by what rights justice so call’d can keep me in doubt so long when it is right that they should know as soon as right is found out- One thing I perfectly comprehend that you want & need that kind of help that [ ] me is in search of nothing A heavy failure here, has set [ ] me frantic_ many reduced to [ ] by it_ All seem to think it is very nearly the finishing strike to the prosperity of the old town_ to those who depend on the trade of this place_ I am very [ ] for the last week [ ] always

Original Format

paper

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Citation

Lane, Helen Berry, “Letter from Helen Berry, May 14, 1874,” The Lane Family at Brompton, accessed September 24, 2017, http://lanefamily.umwarchives.org/items/show/1.