Letter from Alice Kirby to Ada Kirby, 11 October 1886
 


Citation

“Letter from Alice Kirby to Ada Kirby, 11 October 1886,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed May 29, 2024, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/15259.


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Title

Letter from Alice Kirby to Ada Kirby, 11 October 1886

Description

This letter from Alice to her aunt, Ada, talks about the poor corn harvest that they are expecting. Alice says the weather has been very dry, and she is concerned about the winter freezes. She also talks about Guy, who was helping move some hay with her father when a pitchfork fell on him and ended up going through his arm all the way to the handle.

Subject

Weather
Crops
Hay--handling
Wounds and injuries

Date

1886-10-11

Format

PDF
Letters (Correspondence)

Extent

2 pages

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Letter_10_11_1886.pdf

Coverage

Ashe County (N.C.)

Spatial Coverage

https://www.geonames.org/4453028/ashe-county.html

Temporal Coverage

1880s

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