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To Madge Preston from May Preston McNeal, 1865-1866

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Summary:Twenty-seven letters to Madge Preston from her daughter May Preston McNeal while attending St. Joseph's Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland, dated from March 3, 1865 to December 7, 1866. The letter dated March 3, 1865 includes a poem entitled, "Autumn Gifts to our Mother," letters dated April 6, 1865 and February 24, 1866 include notes from Sister Mary Raphael, and the letter dated November 16, 1866 is written in French.
Creator:Preston McNeal, May
Contributor:Raphael, Sister Mary
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Emmitsburg
Temporal subject: 1801-1900
Topical subjects: Raphael, Sister Mary -- Correspondence
Preston, Madge, 1815- -- Correspondence
Preston McNeal, May -- Correspondence
ArchivesUM location:Preston Family papers
  • series 1
  • box 2
  • folder 13
  • accession 72-12
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Government, Law, Politics
Personal and Family Lives
War, Military
Women's Studies
Copyright holder:Public domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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