John Davison letter to wife Eliza, June 1, 1842

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John Davison wrote while on board the schooner Gazelle to his wife Eliza Ann Davison of Augusta. He discusses his sense of responsibility for the future of his young son. He wanted to keep him from sin and was concerned about his education.

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  • Title: John Davison letter to wife Eliza, June 1, 1842
  • Creator: John Davison
  • Creation Date: 1842-06-01
  • Subject Date: 1842-06-01
  • Locations:
    • Hallowell, Kennebec County, ME
    • Milford, Penobscot County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 88, Box 1/1
  • Collection: Eliza Ann (Gannett) Davison papers
  • Object Type: Text

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