Hannah Pierce on brother's advice, 1817

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Following up on an earlier letter to her brother Josiah Pierce, a student at Bowdoin College, Hannah Pierce, who was teaching school in Fryeburg, commented on his advice on her apparent disagreement with her father.

Josiah suggested that she turn to religion for consolation.

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  • Title: Hannah Pierce on brother's advice, 1817
  • Creator: Hannah Pierce
  • Creation Date: 1817-06-22
  • Subject Date: 1817
  • Location: Fryeburg, Oxford County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 4210
  • Collection: Pierce family collection
  • Object Type: Text

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