Guide to the Trenton Teacher Letter 1851 MG 1583

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Descriptive Summary
Biographical Note
Scope and Content Note
Access Points
Administrative Information

Container List

Letter


Guide to the Trenton Teacher Letter
1851
MG 1583
The New Jersey Historical Society
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The New Jersey Historical Society, Publisher
Inventory prepared by Shawn Ryan Rosa.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. December 2004. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Trenton Teacher
Title: Trenton Teacher
Letter
Dates 1851
Abstract: This collection consists of a single letter from a Trenton, N.J. teacher to her sister, dated 1851.
Quantity: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection Number: MG 1583

Biographical Note

Little is know about “Sallie,” the Trenton teacher who wrote this letter, except what can be learned from the text of the letter itself.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a letter from “Sallie” addressed to her sister, Maggie, dated January 16, 1851. In the letter, Sallie reports the hard time she has securing new students, accounts for her current financial difficulties, and requests that money be sent from home immediately. She also describes in detail the activities of common acquaintances.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Topics:
Teachers–New Jersey–Trenton.
Women teachers–New Jersey–Trenton.
Subject Places:
Trenton (N.J.)
Document Types:
Correspondence (letters)
Subject Occupations
Teachers.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1583, Trenton Teacher Letter, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by the New Jersey Historical Society in September 2002.

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Container List

Letter

Box Folder Title Date
1 1 Letter: Author hopes Maggie [her sister] and her mother are recovering from their illnesses, reports the hard time she has securing new students, describes her current financial difficulties, requests money be sent from home immediately, and details the social activities of common acquaintances. 3 p. 1851 Jan. 16

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