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Antoinette Wright letter

 Collection — Folder: S2439
Identifier: S2439

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a May 30, 1823 letter written by Antoinette Wright of Madison, Indiana and sent to her friend Caroline Pratt of Sherburne, New York.


  • 1823/05/30


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Antoinette Wright and her family were early residents of Madison, Indiana. In a May 30, 1823 letter she wrote to her friend Caroline Pratt of Sherburne, Chenango County, New York, she notes that it had been almost three years since she left New York. Her letter mentions that her brother commenced reading law soon after arriving in Indiana and was admitted "in the Supreme Court" the week prior to her letter. She also mentions her mother and father and a sister named Julia.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a purchase from Symmachus Trading Company on 1946/04/11.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2022/10/31 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2022/10/31 by Laura Eliason.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.