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Title Letter from Aiken
Object Type Letter
Scope & Content Letter dated Sept. 25, [1884], from William Aiken Rhett to his grandmother [Harriet Lowndes Aiken] about his time at Bellevue [Plantation?].


Sep 25th

Dear Grandmama

I hope / you are well and that / your leg does not pain / you. I am enjoying my- / self here we do not study / hard up here and this / is a nice climate up here. / The time is going fast and / I hope I will soon see / you all again. While I / am writing this letter the boys / are playing ball at a / great rate out side I / can see them from my room / I cant think of anything more / at present. I remain your affect grandson.

Date 1884
Subjects Aiken-Rhett Family--Correspondence
Physical Description 1 folder containing photocopy of letter and transcription; original in protective sleeve
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Date(s) of Creation Sept. 25, ca. 1884
Object ID # 2005.014.004