Letter to Sarah Tarbox Greenleaf from niece Sarah, Boston, 1854
Contributed by Westport Island History Committee
Sarah Tarbox Greenleaf receives a letter from her niece, Sarah, who is living and working in Boston. Sarah, the letter's author, is probably Sarah C. Greenleaf (b. 07-21-1831), daughter of Westbrook and Emeline Greenleaf. Sarah C. Greenleaf lived in Suffolk County, MA in the 1860 census; and the cousin, Pamelia, she refers to in the letter is a Greenleaf.
Sarah Tarbox (b. 01-07-1823), the daughter of Mary "Polly" and Samuel Tarbox, a wealthy landowner and civic leader in Westport Island, ME, married Wilmot Greenleaf, also of Westport, in 1852. Wilmot served as the town's Treasurer, and owned a blacksmith shop and a shingle machine at Greenleaf Cove.
- Title: Letter to Sarah Tarbox Greenleaf from niece Sarah, Boston, 1854
- Creator: Sarah
- Creation Date: 1854-05-01
- Subject Date: 1854
- Town: Boston, Westport Island
- County: Lincoln, Suffolk
- State: MA, ME
- Media: ink on paper
- Dimensions: 20.5 cm x 16.5 cm
- Local Code: TarSar.Doc.38-1.1854
- Collection: Sarah Tarbox Letters
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:
Westport Island History Committee
6 Fowles Point Road, Westport Island, ME 04578
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