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Collection Chapin A. Harris Family Papers
Catalog Number 0161.0489
Object Name Letter
Title Letter from Chapin A. Harris to Amanda Clute, August 2, 1849
Scope & Content Letter from Chapin A. Harris to a sister
August 2, 1849
Manuscript included
Letter and copy incomplete
Chapin passes along news of their brother John's death after an illness, saying that he died believing in Jesus and is now in heaven. He praises Dr. Ballard, who is engaged to John's daughter Anna, for being a comfort at the time of John's death. He tells Amanda about breaking the news to John's wife, and begins to assess John's financial state at the time of his death, but the letter cuts off there. The second page is missing.
Medical Subject Headings Family [I01.880.225]
Letter [V01.550]
Letter [V02.355.374]
Letter [V02.625]
Library of Congress Subject Headings Correspondence
Ill persons