Letter; Envelope
Letter; Envelope
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Letter; Envelope


Accession number: 82.18.1 A-B
Category: Other Documents
Date: June 24 1854
Materials: PAPER
Measurements: 23.4 cm L x 18.7 cm W(B) 14.2W X 10L
Subject: LUNENBURG COUNTY, BRIDGEWATER, OAK ISLAND, PEOPLE, ISAAC NEWTON FLOYD, J. SMITH
Narrative: ISAAC NEWTON FLOYD WAS BORN IN 1827.  MARRIED ON 11 DECEMBER 1863  TO MARY ANN LANTZ BY REV. S.E. MARCH AT BAPTIST CHURCH, BRIDGEWATER. AND DIED IN APRIL 1915. HE WAS 27 YEARS OLD WHEN HE RECEIVED THIS LETTER. HE WAS BURIED AT MILFORD CEMETERY, ANNAPOLIS COUNTY, NOVA SCOTIA.
Description: (A) PALE BLUE PAPER WITH BLACK INK WHICH IS HAND WRITTEN.  LETTER SENT TO MR. ISAAC FLOYD, BRIDGEWATER FROM HIS COUSIN J. SMITH OF OAK ISLAND, DATED JUNE 26, 1854. REVERSE OF LETTER HAS MAILING ADDRESS. (B) ORANGE ENVELOPE.  CONTENT IS ABOUT FAMILY WELLNESS.  MENTIONS MANY DIGGERS AND 30 MEN ARRIVING NEXT WEEK.
History of Use: WRITTEN TO RELAY A MESSAGE.