Rebecca Usher to sister, Quebec, 1841

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Writing from the Ursuline Convent at Three Rivers, Quebec, Rebecca Usher of Hollis explained to her sister that she wanted to stay at the convent school "to perfect the French."

Usher (1821-1912) had attended other schools, but chose the one in Quebec to learn French.

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  • Title: Rebecca Usher to sister, Quebec, 1841
  • Creator: Usher, Rebecca R.
  • Creation Date: 1841-01-14
  • Subject Date: 1841
  • Location: Three Rivers, QC, Canada
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 22.5 cm x 18.4 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 9, Box 1/3
  • Collection: Rebecca Usher papers
  • Object Type: Text

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