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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 2011.036.037.a,b
Collection Crutchfield letters Collection
Description a) The stationary envelope that contained "b" addressed to William Crutchfield, Esq. Jacksonville Alabama and was postmarked July 8, 1847 in Athens, Tenn. The envelope has a hand-written "5" in the top-right corner indicating payment. The envelope was sealed with a small sticker that says "Tis sweet to be remember'd". It contains scalloped edges.
b) A letter inscribed on a small piece of stationary from Sarah, E. Cleage to her cousin, William Crutchfield informing him of the latest news. She mentions the mourning of Col. William Yearwood who was killed in the Mexican-American War in 1847 and other happenings of the family.
Date 1847
Dates of Creation July 6, 1847
Extent of Description a) 2.18" x 4.00"
b) 3.62" x 6.00"
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Accession number 2011.036