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Bell, Margaret V.

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Works: 5 works in 5 publications in 1 language and 5 library holdings
Roles: Author
Most widely held works by Margaret V Bell
[Letter] 1839 May 12, Clover Dale, [TN] [to] Mrs. Ann Jane Bell, Cornplanter, Venango Co., PA by Margaret V Bell( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This is a letter from Margaret V. Bell to her sister Ann Jane Bell dated May 12, 1839. Margaret writes that their father is feeling much better and can walk around some. She writes of the farm and crops and flower gardening. Mr. Collier brought the family a large assortment of gifts. She writes that Jane's friend Allen has been elected second colonel
[Letter] 1840 March 9, Clover Dale, [TN] [to] Ann Jane Bell, Cornplanter, PA by Margaret V Bell( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This is a letter from Margaret Bell to her sister Jane Bell dated March 9, 1840. Margaret writes about her grief over the death of their father, followed unexpectedly by the death of their mother. She includes notices of other people who have either died or are sick. She also mentions how favorable the weather has been for the crops and peaches. Their brother is giving a speech on temperance that Margaret wishes Jane could attend. She writes that it will be almost impossible for her to visit Jane, and that it is her wish for Jane and their brother Sam to come to Clover Dale for a visit
[Letter] 1839 Nov. 3, Clover Dale, [TN] [to] Mrs. A[nne] Jane Bell, Cornplanter, PA by Margaret V Bell( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The following document is a letter written by Margaret Bell in Clover Dale, TN to her sister Anne Jane Bell in Cornplanter, PA. Margaret began the letter on November 3, 1839, and she last wrote in it on November 15. The letter primarily relates the events happening in Cloverdale and the friends and family that have been visiting
[Letter] 1837, April 17th, Clover Dale, TN [to] Miss Ann Jane Bell, Philadelphia, [PA] by Margaret V Bell( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

These are two letters written together to Ann Jane Bell dated April 17, 1837. They are from her sisters, Sarah B. Bell and Margaret V. Bell. Sarah has had a cold this week. She writes of where some people are going to school. James Gould has bought them some gifts that he has been unable to send them. She mentions how well liked a preacher named Mr. Pope is. She also says that the weather has been good for the fruit trees. Margaret writes of the muster they recently hosted. Their mother wanted to listen to a Mr. Allen's speech. Apparently the ladies were not allowed to actually attend it. They sat on the porch and had Mr. Allen speak very loudly. She also summarizes the happenings in the neighbors
[Letter] 1838 March 28, Clover Dale, TN [to] Mrs. Ann Jane Bell, Cornplanter, Venango Co., PA by Margaret V Bell( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This is a letter from Margaret V. Bell to her sister Ann Jane Bell dated March 28, 1838. Margaret writes that many of the weddings mentioned in her last letter did not happen. Mr. Lee has stopped preaching because people have stopped going to hear him. Apparently he did something the community did not approve of. He is still running the school, now with his new wife, Elizabeth Roberts. Margaret thanks Jane for the gifts she sent, especially some monogram thimbles and shields. The family's candidate for circuit court clerk, John C. Collier won the election. The family has been reading Young's Night Thoughts and greatly enjoying it. She writes of improvements to the farm and domestic chores. The family is well except their father who is weak and feeble. She also mentions a girl named Elennora as the belle of Nashville
 
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