Contains 84 Results:
1859-11-06: H. and M., Perkioman, to Painter, James, West Chester. Autograph letter to dear parents from students at [Perkioman School, Pennsburg?]. Writer described aches and pains and feeling neglected.
1867-03-06: Thatcher, William, Decatur, Illinois, to Painter, Minshall, West Chester. ALS to "Dear Nephew" with farm news.
1884-03-20: Anna, Greendale, Pa., to Dear sister [Mrs. L. J. Painter]. West Chester. Family news. Very faded.
Letter delivered by S. B. Janney
Eager to return home.
Potts, S., to Potts, Anne M., Paoli, Pa., 1859, [?], 05: Letter to her daughter with family and meeting news, mentioned a drunken servant girl who was fired. She visited Plymouth, drove past Conshohocken and Norristown with their iron and limestone quarries.
Potts, Anna and Potts, Elizabeth, Marshallton, Chester County, 7 mo 24: To M.S. Edge [cousin], expressing sympathy.
Interesting letter referred to controversies in Society of Friends and creating a new yearly meeting.
1862-11-21: Foster, Ethan, Friends School, Providence, to Aunt [Susan C. Ray]. Condolences on recent death of "Lottie.
1862-10-27: Hazard, M. W. to Ray, Susan. ALS care of John W. Foster, Hopkinton, Rhode Island. ALS to her sister.
Strong letter condemning in the "wicked rebellion" and enslavement in the South.
Bettle mentioned flooding rain in Philadelphia and seeing the ship "Great Eastern" in New York. She was an iron steamship, the largest of her time.