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Mary Davis letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-004

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Mary Davis. Correspondence within is largely personal, but does include a number of letters addressed to her Meeting, including South Kingstown Monthly Meeting. The letters included in this volume are all written by Mary Davis, and are addressed to the following individuals: Lydia Gould, P. Dunham, J Walton, and her son, J.H Davis, among others. Letters are generally religious in nature, or are related to personal matters such as news of family and friends. A number of letters dated 1838 are related to Davis's religious visit to New York.

Dates

  • 1838-1849

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical note

Mary Howland Davis (1811-) was likely born on November 12, 1811. She traveled to New York on a religious visit in 1838.

Extent

0.06 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

MC 856 John Wilbur papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August 2015.
Title
Mary Davis letterbook, 1838-1849
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
August 2015
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Language of description note
English

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