In Her Own Right

Matilda Walton letter to Isaac Haines and Elizabeth Hooton, 1850

Image 16624 1400 b1f3 0001 lg
Date created 1850-12-06
Creator Walton, Matilda
Description Two letters, perhaps copies, recorded on a single document: one from Ms. Hooton, Matron of the Society, to Mr. Haines, requesting winter provisions of pork and potatoes; another to Ms. Hooton where Ms. Walton recounts her personal troubles and the status of residents at the Society.
Size 3 pages
Type text
Subjects Indigent Widows' and Single Women's Society of Philadelphia (Pa.) | Philadelphia (Pa.) | Ralston, Sarah | Charities--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia | Institutional care | Older people--Housing | Older people--Institutional care | Women--Institutional care | Correspondence
Geographical location Philadelphia (Pa.) | 18th St and Cherry St Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Language English
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Local Identifier 16624
Contributing institution Historical Society of Pennsylvania
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