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Walker, Isabella Frances and Walker, Sarah Benson (1880) Marrying-Out Letters. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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PDF (Letter Isabella Walker to mother Sarah 22 Jan 1880)
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PDF (Letter Sarah to Isabella)
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PDF (Letter Charles Crosby to Sarah Benson Walker 1 Feb 1880)
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PDF (Letter Sarah's reply to Charles Crosby 18 Feb 1880)
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PDF (Letter Tom Crosby to Sarah 22 Jan 1880)
Letter_Sarah_to_Tom_Crosby.pdf | Download (928kB)
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PDF (Letter Sarah to James Backhouse Walker)
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PDF (Letter Tom's reply to Sarah 15 Feb 1880)
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PDF (Letter Isabella Walker to mother Sarah 9 Feb 1880)
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Abstract

A series of letters written in 1880 firstly from Isabella Walker to her mother Sarah regarding her engagement to Tom Crosby. Sarah gives her consent despite being unhappy because Tom is not a Friend. Charles Crosby writes to Sarah about Tom's character, Sarah replies and there are more letters from Sarah to Tom, a note from Sarah to James Backhouse Walker and Tom's reply to Sarah mentioning a promise to Isabella not to drink.

Item Type: Other
Keywords: Quaker, Religious Society of Friends, Tasmania, religious history, social history, Australia, Van Diemen's Land, VDL, marrying-out, Isabella Walker, Isabella Frances Walker, Sarah Benson Walker, Charles Crosby, Tom Crosby, James Backhouse Walker, disownment
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
Additional Information: This material is subject to copyright protection. Further dealings with this material may be a copyright infringement.
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:21
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/1638
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