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Letter, 29 Mar. 1821, Joseph Clarke to Miss Louisa Bourne
    A gift to the SCL Manuscripts Division announced in 2003

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Letter, 29 March 1821, of Joseph Clarke, Charleston, S.C., to Miss Louisa Bourne, Middleboro[ugh], Mass., was written by a Massachusetts native living in South Carolina.

The letter discusses the marriages of friends in his home state and suggests that if Bourne responded to his letter he would write a more detailed description of his new surroundings, “a land of cotton, curled heads & sweet potatoes” which he characterized as “a pleasant & refined place” with “many things to approve & be delighted with & some to censure.”

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