James L. Hunt on desire to return to Bath, 1846
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
James L. Hunt, the son of Joseph O. and Roxanna Hunt of Bath, wrote to his parents from Newburyport, Massachusetts, where he worked at the Russell & Walker foundry, about his dissatisfaction with his job, saying he had scarcely had a day of rest, except Sundays, for five months, going to work with the sunrise and working until dark, with an hour meal break.
He wrote that he longed to return to Bath "with the old gondola beneath my feet."
- Title: James L. Hunt on desire to return to Bath, 1846
- Creator: Hunt, James L.
- Creation Date: 1846-03-14
- Subject Date: 1846
- Town: Bath, Newburyport
- County: Sagadahoc
- State: MA, ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 25 x 20
- Local Code: Coll. 1485, Box 1/3
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
Share what you know about this item
... Or if there's a problem with this page, tell us.
Have a similar item and want it appraised? Check our Note on Appraisals.