Moses Emery to Josiah Pierce, Portland, 1823

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Moses Emery wrote to Josiah Pierce of Gorham in 1823 to tell him of his engagement to Sarah Thornton. He told Pierce to keep the news quiet and urged Pierce to find a spouse and share Emery's happiness.

Emery and Pierce were classmates at Bowdoin College. Both graduated in 1818.

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  • Title: Moses Emery to Josiah Pierce, Portland, 1823
  • Creator: Moses Emery
  • Creation Date: 1823-06-02
  • Subject Date: 1823
  • Location: Gorham, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 4210
  • Collection: Pierce family collection
  • Object Type: Text

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