Letter from John Clogston of Lawrence, Massachusetts, to Melissa Roberts,
|Main Creator:||Clogston, John, active 1854|
Clogston's letter (dated 12 July 1854) refers to family news, his employment of an Irish maid, keeping boarders in his home and recent controversies in Lawrence involving Catholics and Protestants arising from 4th of July celebrations that were reported in the local press. [This may relate to the conflicts that took place between Irish emigrants and the native inhabitants of Lawrence in 1854].
With an attached enveloped addressed to Roberts at West Norwich, Vermont. The stamp on the verso on the envelope is for 'J. & W. Clogston, Manufacturers of Hats, Caps & Furs, 29 Essex Street, Lawrence'.
Physical description: 2 items.
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|MS 50,255||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|
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