[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, August 4, 1867]

One of 557 letters in the series: Hamilton K. Redway Family papers, 1825-1916 available on this site.

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A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on August 4, 1867. In the letter, Hamilton Redway expresses his love for his wife and children, and mentions that he would like his family to join him in Washington as soon as possible. Redway informs Loriette that he has had some goods sent to Loriette. Redway asks about Ellen. This may be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope, postmarked August 6, is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway ... continued below

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[2] p. ; 20 cm. x 25 cm.

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Redway, Hamilton K. August 4, 1867.

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A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Washington D.C. to his wife, Loriette Redway, on August 4, 1867. In the letter, Hamilton Redway expresses his love for his wife and children, and mentions that he would like his family to join him in Washington as soon as possible. Redway informs Loriette that he has had some goods sent to Loriette. Redway asks about Ellen. This may be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta.

Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope, postmarked August 6, is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.

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[2] p. ; 20 cm. x 25 cm.

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[2] p. ; 7.5 cm. x 13 cm.

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  • August 4, 1867

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Redway, Hamilton K. [Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, August 4, 1867], letter, August 4, 1867; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186851/: accessed May 26, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.