This letter is part of a series of courtship correspondence between Jonathan Abbatt and Mary Dilworth (later Abbatt). The Abbatt family was a Quaker family who lived in the towns and villages of Preston, Ribchester, and Garstang in Lancashire, England. The letters chronicle the courtship, discussions of faith, local events, shared sentiments, etc. Mary sometimes addressed as Polly in the letters. Please note that the months on the letters’ dates were added as numerical values rather than the month's name (e.g. 2 Mo = February). Jonathan writes that business is still doing well. Mary has invited his sister and cousin to visit, and he asks when should they drop by.
- In Collection:
- 3 pages
- 53.90081, -2.77417
- Handwritten in black ink. Stamp on envelope.
- Abbatt Family Collection
- Accession Number: 2011-039, File: 1.5
- Special Collections Finding Aid: https://uvic2.coppul.archivematica.org/abbatt-family-fonds
- Metadata by MT.
- Contact Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original. This material is made available on this site for research and private study only.
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