Martha Bratton Correspondence, 1854-1894 A&M.2930

Martha Bratton Correspondence, 1854-1894 A&M.2930


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Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.2930
Title
Martha Bratton Correspondence1854-1894
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/582
Quantity
0.01 Linear Feet, Summary: 1/4 in. (1 folder)
Creator
Bratton, Martha
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
<language langcode="eng" encodinganalog="041">English</language>
Abstract
Bratton was born, ca.1838, and lived in the town of Millboro Springs, Bath County, Virginia, where she married Townley Cauthorn, ca.1860. Correspondence is to Martha from other women friends, dealing with courtship, marriage, education, and domestic life Some are letters from Virginians pioneering in Illinois and Missouri, detailing the hardships of their new lives; and others are love letters from suitors.

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Preferred Citation

A&M 2930, Martha Bratton Correspondence, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Bratton, Martha
  • Cauthorn, Townley B.
  • Cauthorn, Townley.
  • Courtship
  • Education. SEE ALSO Schools.
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Illinois
  • Love-letters
  • Missouri
  • Women
  • Women's history -- 1800-1849
  • Women's history -- 1850-1899

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Bratton, Martha
  • Cauthorn, Townley B.
  • Cauthorn, Townley.