Letter to her parents from Sarah and Aaron Rathbone

Letter to her parents from Sarah and Aaron Rathbone

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The Copp Collection contains a variety of household objects that the Copp family of Connecticut used from around 1700 until the mid-1800s. Part of the Puritan Great Migration from England to Boston, the family eventually made their home in New London County, Connecticut, where their textiles, clothes, utensils, ceramics, books, bibles, and letters provide a vivid picture of daily life. More of the collection from the Division of Home and Community Life can be viewed by searching accession number 28810.
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Object Name
Other Terms
Sheet (Paper); Manuscript
date made
originator (author or composer, etc.)
Rathbone, Sarah
Copp, Jr., Samuel
originator (author, etc.)
Rathbone, Sarah
Rathbone, Aaron
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 7 7/8 in x 12 7/8 in; 20.0025 cm x 32.7025 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of John Brenton Copp
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Cultures & Communities
Copp Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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