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Frances Amelia Bowers letters

Frances Amelia Bowers letters, 1841, 1847
Frances Amelia Bowers letters
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1841, 1847
  • Letters, 1841 and 1847, written to Frances Amelia Bowers (b. ca. 1812) in Hanover County, Virginia, from Margaret S. Roney (b. ca. 1814) of Philadelphia, and Rev. William V. Bowers (1805-1880), while he was visting Philadelphia
  • The letter from Margaret S. Roney is dated 27 October 1841. She apologizes for not meeting Bowers when she was in the city, writes about visiting her sister, Katherine (Roney) Crowell, in West Chester, Pennsylvania, and news from the Academy there, and she promises to sew her an item of clothing
  • The letter from Rev. William Bowers is dated 16 October 1847, and was written while he was in Philadelphia on his way back from attending the General Convention of the Episcopal Church in New York City. He mentions some of the sites he saw while there, including Trinity Church and Green-Wood Cemetery. He also writes about seeing family in Philadelphia, and provides details regarding his trip back to Virginia
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Frances Amelia Campbell (b. ca. 1812) was married to Rev. William V. Bowers (1805-1880) at St. Andrew's Church in Philadelphia on 22 May 1838. They moved to Hanover County, Virginia, where Rev. Bowers was rector of St. Martin's Parish. In 1854, they moved to Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, and a few years later to Susquehanna County. Rev. Bowers lived in Philadelphia from 1864 until his death.
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Frances Amelia Bowers letters
  • The Library of Virginia
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Meyers, Robert C.
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