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Stafford, Robert (fl. 1837-1866) to Ma

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02618.089 Author/Creator: Stafford, Robert (fl. 1837-1866) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 6 April Pagination: 3 p. ; 20.2 x 25.1 cm.

Summary of Content: One letter from Robert Stafford to his mother dated April 6th. Letter concerns an April Fool's joke Robert played where he pretended to run away. He is writing to his mother to tell her it was a joke and he didn't mean for it to go on so long. He tells her where he went and that he will write a better letter later.

People: Stafford, Robert, fl. 1837-1866

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: FamilyChildren and FamilyMothers

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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