Rebecca Gratz and Sarah (Sally) Gratz to Joseph Gratz, March 15, 1812

Rebecca and Sarah (Sally) inform their brother Joseph of the death of his friend, the continued deterioration of another, and discuss topics that include a conspiracy, new legislation, a duel, and marital engagements.

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Title:Rebecca Gratz and Sarah (Sally) Gratz to Joseph Gratz
Author:Rebecca Gratz and Sarah (Sally) Gratz
Recipient:Joseph Gratz
Origin:Philadelphia, PA
Destination:Unknown
Date:1812-03-15
Language:English
Description:Letter. 1 sheet.
Subject
(Personal Name):
Gratz, Rebecca, 1781-1869
Gratz, Sarah (Sally), 1779-1817
Gratz, Hyman, 1776-1857
Goldsmith, Oliver, 1728-1774
Mr. Gamble, ?-1812
%Miss Edgeworth
%Mrs. Barsby
Henry, John, c. 1776-1853
Craig, James Henry, Sir, 1748-1812
Bayard, Catherine Hammond, 1793?-?
Bayard, William, 1788–1875
Hamilton, James, 1786-1857
Gracie, William, 1787-1842
Etting, Sally, 1776-1863
%Shuter, Eliza
Henry, Bernard, 1783-1863
Pemberton, John T., 1783-1847
Gratz, Simon, 1773-1839
Myers, John, 1788?-1830
Myers, Samuel, 1890-1829
Moses, Isaac, 1742-1818
Etting, Solomon, 1764-1847
Etting, Rachel Gratz, 1764-1831
Subject
(Geographic):
Pittsburg, PA
Kentucky
Philadelphia, PA
Subject
(Topical):
Death
Crime
Dueling
Travel
Events
Social events
Health
Literature
Holidays
Religious holiday
Passover
Provenance:The Rosenbach Museum & Library
Publisher:Gratz College
Citation
for Scan:
Rebecca Gratz and Sarah Gratz. ALS to Joseph Gratz, Philadelphia, PA, March 15, 1812. From the original at The Rosenbach Museum & Library, 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103 USA. Please cite as Gratz 01:26.
Citation
for Transcript:
Rebecca Gratz and Sarah (Sally) Gratz to Joseph Gratz, March 15, 1812. RGC0011, Rebecca Gratz Digital Collection, Gratz College. Image from the original at the Rosenbach. https://rebeccagratz.digitalcollections.gratzcollege.edu/item/rgc0011.
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