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Letter to ABR from Emma Taber - Letter

Letter to Emma Taber from ABR [side 1] Columbia, Jan'y 4, 1866 I received your note, Dear Burnet relating to the servant woman. Its time and spirit phased me much, for I discovered thrice the same con_____(?) freedom and trust which marked our relations and mutual inter- _______ in those halcyon days of youth and truth and freshness - before we were moved (?) out of our Charleston homes. I hope truly, that for 'auld lang syne'sa ...

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Letter to HAR from Elise [sister] - Letter

Sender writes from Zahara. Transcription: Zahara. March 2nd 1866 Dear Etta, I received your letter three days ago, and was so glad to hear from you once more, I had just told Claude, a day or two before that I was going to write to you to renew our correspondence. We are both delighted with the idea of paying you a visit in May, and will accept your invitation with much pleasure, if it is possible for us to do so, we are quite weary of ...

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Letter to HAR from Mary Bryan - Letter

Transcription: April 29, 1866 My Dear Mrs. Rhett Kate has received your Letter about the hat she expect her french things in day or tow [sic] and will send your bonnet right onn [sic] to you. I am going to leave Kate and look for situation I expect to find it prity [sic] hard as the Ladys [sic] are all leaving the city tha [sic] are so afraid sickness my married sister['s] health is very bad and my sister that is blind depends entirely on m ...

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Letter to HAR from M.R. Singleton - Letter

Letter to HAR from M.R. Singleton. Envelope: Mrs. Burnet Rhett Care of Gov. Aiken Charleston S. Carolina Letter: Acton, Feb 10, 1872 [side 1] Dearest Etta, Your last letter to Helen reached us yesterday. It was dated only Friday, & directed to Columbia, & we cannot tell what its date is, or make out the post mark. So we fear they have missed some of my late letters telling of my return home & of Helen's great improve ...

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Letter to HAR from Helen - Letter

Letter to addressed to HAR at Jehossee Island. Sender writes from Acton. Transcription: Acton March 24- My own dear Etta, it is so nice to get your letters that I wish you would write a little oftener. Mamma of course will [2 illegible words] your letters herself as soon as she is better. She has been in bed all day with a chest cold. I hope it will not be as severe a one as my poor Allen had. His cough was more violent & frequent than M ...

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Letter to ABR from ? - Letter

Name of sender illegible. Sender writes from Huntsville, Alabama. Transcription: Huntsville, Ala., June 4th 1874. Dear Burnet, Barnie's third year at Lexington closes with this month and I am unable, now that I am out of business, to keep him there. He proposes to be an engineer and I must without delay get him a position to earn his living. I think the best deportment of civil engineering is architecture, and wish to get him with th ...

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Letter to ABR from M.R. Singleton - Letter

Letter to ABR from M.R. Singleton; undated. On reverse of letter: To Major A. Burnet Rhett Charleston S. Carolina Letter: Kensington, Saturday Dear Major, I send by Cato your trousers, waistcoat and a shirt which last I am sorry is not ironed. I have 9(?) of Ettas with new trim carefully sewed up & will send it by him if he will take charge of it - if not, I will [illegible]. I was very near scolding Cato for speaking to ...

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Letter to HAR from ? - Letter

Letter to Mrs. A. Burnett Rhett from Sallie ____ Envelope: Mrs. A. Burnett Rhett Charleston, SC Postmarked Greenville, January 17 Letter: [side 1] Greenville, January 16 It is a long time dearest Etta, since we have had any communication, and what is worse, I have an uncomfor- table sensation that I am in fault - in fault so far as writing is concerned for there is surely no lack of thinking of you & wishing I could be w ...

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