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Guide to the Charles Reese Letter MSS.2637

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Author:

Finding aid prepared by Lydia Wommack

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

September 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-09-29T09:04-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Charles Reese Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2637

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1845 June 20

Abstract:

Letter from Charles Reese, probably a Quaker, to friend James Hallowell congratulating James on his engagement.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2009; updated by Donnelly Lancaster Walton, 2010

Preferred Citation:

Charles Reese Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Biographical/Historical note

Charles Reese lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

The donor of this letter indicated that Reese was a Quaker. He uses he pronouns "thee" and "thou" when addressing his friend, which does imply that Reese was a Quaker.

Scope and Contents note

Letter from Charles Reese to friend James Hallowell congratulating James on his engagement in a very poetic style of writing. The letter was addressed to Alexandria, D.C.

Access Restrictions:

none

Charles Reese Letter Box SC0029 Folder 2637.1