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Hobson, Fannie (fl. 1890-1900) to [Edward R. Archer]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01896.133 Author/Creator: Hobson, Fannie (fl. 1890-1900) Place Written: Richmond, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 2 July 1900 Pagination: 9 p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses the health of Maimie and Aaron [Jeffery], and their baby boy--all of whom are recovering from illness. Also, family members going to Mrs. Morris' funeral, the death of Pem Crenshaw who died from "malarial fever" [malaria], Aaron's bout with "Cholria [sic] Morbus" [Cholera], and Fannie's anxiousness to read the contents of Edward [R. Archer's] last letter to Maimie. Also mentions Fannie's family trip planned to Europe with Richard [Jeffery] and the Archer children [Virginia and Edward], and Mamie Lacy's sugery for her broken nose.

People: Jeffery, Maimie
Jeffery, Aaron
Archer, Edward Richard, 1834-1918
Archer, Edward Richard, 1834-1918
Archer, Sue
Archer, Virginia
Jeffery, Robert Archer
Hobson, Fannie
Jeffery, Roberta Archer

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Health and MedicalChildren and FamilyDeathMalariaCholeraDiseaseWomen's HistoryTravelInjury or Wound

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