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Justus F. Gale to Sister

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Title: Justus F. Gale to Sister


  • Gale, Justus F., 1837-1863


  • Gale,Samantha A., 1832-1892

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Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: January 25, 1863


Topics include the sore on his hand and how it is healing, the summer-like weather and how the birds in Louisiana are different from the birds in Vermont, their campsite in Thibodeaux, Louisiana, and how much he dislikes southern cooking, which he calls “niger stoge” but has fresh fruit to eat. He also writes about how much money he has made in speculation and of sending home a ring made from a beef bone by their drummer Walter Barnes.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2013-05-29, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Justus F. Gale to Sister, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed January 19, 2018)

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