[Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley - September 17, 1864]

One of 299 letters in the series: L. D. Bradley Papers, 1859-1887 available on this site.

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Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley, dated September 17, 1864 and sent from Mud Island, in which he writes about his excitement and hearing of her giving birth to a daughter, asks for a letter from her describing the particulars, and instructs her to name the child.

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[4] p. ; 28 cm.

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Bradley, L. D. September 17, 1864.

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Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley, dated September 17, 1864 and sent from Mud Island, in which he writes about his excitement and hearing of her giving birth to a daughter, asks for a letter from her describing the particulars, and instructs her to name the child.

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[4] p. ; 28 cm.

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  • September 17, 1864

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Bradley, L. D. [Letter from L. D. Bradley to Minnie Bradley - September 17, 1864], letter, September 17, 1864; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth619295/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Pearce Museum at Navarro College.