Letter from Miriam Haley to William Haley, Jr., Sebago, 1865
Contributed by Sebago Historical Society
Miriam Haley reports to her husband, William Haley, Jr. on the improving health of their son Billy, calling the doctor the “Old Pirate.”
She reports on illnesses of their neighbors and on the crops on the farm—the sorrel is cut, the haying not yet started and the corn must be hoed.
She shares all the gossip—Hattie Day going out with Mr. Gould; Greenlief Mariner getting married in Bridgton a week after he got home from the war.
- Title: Letter from Miriam Haley to William Haley, Jr., Sebago, 1865
- Creator: Haley, Miriam Pugsley
- Creation Date: 1865-06-28
- Subject Date: 1865-06-28
- Local Name: Convene
- Town: Bridgton, Sebago
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 20 x 12.5
- Local Code: W4.17
- Collection: Haley Family Letters
- Object Type: Text
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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
Maine--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
Haley, Miriam Pugsley--Correspondence
Haley, William H.--Correspondence
Maine--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 30th (1863-1865). Company E
Haley, Mary Johnson
Davis, Mary Haley
Dyer, Mary Jane
Haley, William (Billy) W.
Haley, Jr., William
Haley, Miriam Pugsley
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