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Letter concerning Nancy Pierce teaching position, 1860

Contributed by Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society

Letter concerning Nancy Pierce teaching position, 1860

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D. B. Prince of York, Pennsylvania, wrote to Josiah Pierce of Gorham asking that Pierce's daughter, Nancy, be allowed to continue her teaching position in York.

Nancy Pierce (1834-1893) did continue the job, leaving when Confederate troops marched into the city in June 1863.

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  • Title: Letter concerning Nancy Pierce teaching position, 1860
  • Creator: Prince, D. B.
  • Creation Date: 1860-04-09
  • Subject Date: 1860
  • Town: Gorham, York
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME, PA
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Collection: Pierce Family Collection
  • Object Type: Text

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