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Title: Letter from Thomas Bennehan to his sister, Rebecca, May 5, 1798: Electronic Edition.
Author: Bennehan, Thomas
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
Text transcribed by Bari Helms
Images scanned by Caitlin R. Donnelly
Text encoded by Caitlin R. Donnelly
First Edition, 2007
Size of electronic edition: ca. 12K
Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2007
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Languages used in the text: English
Revision history:
2007-05-15, Caitlin R. Donnelly finished TEI/XML encoding.
Source(s):
Title of collection: Cameron Family Papers (#133), Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Letter from Thomas Bennehan to his sister, Rebecca, May 5, 1798
Author: T D Bennehan
Description: 2 pages, 4 page images
Note: Call number 133 (Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Letter from Thomas Bennehan to his sister, Rebecca, May 5, 1798
Bennehan, Thomas



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University May 5th 1798

Dear Sister

I received yours of the 2 by Mr. Richards who told me you all were in perfect Health
I am sorry to relate to you that since I saw you last, thare has been nothing at this place but Suspenshion and banishment; but I think that their carriear is in some measure stoped, and I am in hoapes that perhaps now we shall live in peace, Henry I belieaves expects to have his summer cloathes sent to him from Nutbush, as Mr. Lyne told him that he would I suppose that Johnny will be at this place in some short time as he promised
I suppose also it is quite unsertain about

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our Dear Mothers going with pappa who I suppose will set out in the coarse of a week or 2 — give my Love to my Dear parents, write to me by the first oppertunity

And may Heaven protect my Dear Sister

T D Bennehan


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