[Letter of 1868 March 5]

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[title]

Title:

[Letter of 1868 March 5]

Date:

1868-03-05

Subject:

African American fathers
African American families
Fathers and daughters
African American businesspeople

Notes:

William Still writes to his daughter, Caroline, telling her he had trouble reading her last letter because of the pale ink she used. He encloses twenty-five cents for her to buy black ink, five dollars for her washing, and two dollars as spending money for herself. He mentions that his business is doing extremely well with sales double that of the previous year. He then gives news of family and friends.

Format:

image/jp2

Type:

Correspondence

Number of Pages:

2

Rights:

This material is made available for private study, scholarship, and research use. For access to the original letter, or high-resolution reproduction, please contact the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection (blockson@temple.edu; 215-204-6632).

Language:

English

Repository:

Temple University Libraries, Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection

Digital Collection:

William Still Collection

Digital Publisher:

Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Libraries

Document ID:

BMS010X0046