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Vail Family Letter


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

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Miriam Loughborough Vail (May 1834 - August 1909) was born in Rahway, New Jersey and was a student at Westtown School in 1946. Anna Maria Vail (December 1836 - 1903) Miriam's sister, was also born in Rahway, New Jersey. Martha C. Parker (unknown - 1851), their mother, was born in Rahway, New Jersey.

This collection contains a letter sent to Miriam Loughborough Vail by Martha C. Parker (her mother) and Anna Maria Vail (her younger sister) in 1846. The letter was recieved by Miriam Loughborough Vail when she was a student at Westtown School. The letter describes her mother's hopes that living at Westtown School is satisfactory. Her sister elaborates in the letter by sending her support and love to Miriam.

Single Item.

Gift of Thomas Hamm, June 2022.

Processed by Erick Iraheta, completed March 2023.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Erick Iraheta
Finding Aid Date
March, 2023
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)

Collection Inventory

Vail Family Letter.
Box 63

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