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Letter concerning Nancy Pierce teaching position, 1860

Contributed by Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society

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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