Josiah Pierce letter from school, Limerick, 1840

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Josiah Pierce letter from school, Limerick, 1840

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Josiah Pierce, son of Josiah and Evelina Lewis Pierce of Gorham, was studying at Limerick Academy and living with his aunt and uncle, Nancy and Charles Freeman.

He wrote to his father about the 4th of July activities. He said he got up at 1 a.m. to fire his cannon.

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  • Title: Josiah Pierce letter from school, Limerick, 1840
  • Creator: Pierce, Josiah
  • Creation Date: 1840-07-05
  • Subject Date: 1840-07-05
  • Town: Limerick
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Collection: Pierce family collection
  • Object Type: Text

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