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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Sally Hill Letter MSS.2695

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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

March 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-07T14:23-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Sally Hill Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2695

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1834 September 6

Abstract:

A letter from family members Polly Wilson and Nancy Sladen of Acworth, New Hamphire, to their sister and aunt, respectively, Sally Hill in Paupon, Cook County, Illinois.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2010.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a letter to Sally Hill (Mrs. Robert Hill) of Paupon, Cook County, Illinois, from family members Polly Wilson and Nancy Sladen of Acworth, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. Polly and Nancy (sister and niece, respectively, to Sally) write about the deaths of various friends and family members and bemoan the fact that Sally has now moved so far away that they will probably never see each other again.

Preferred Citation:

Sally Hill Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Biographical/Historical note

Polly Wilson and Nancy Sladen of Acworth, New Hampshire, were sister and niece, respectively, of Sally Hill of Paupon, Illinois, in 1834.

Letter Box SC0030 Folder 2695.1