Hannah Mather request to Edward Hutchinson, 1758

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Summary

Abstract:
Hannah Hutchinson married Samuel Mather in 1731; the couple settled in Boston, Mass. She died in 1781 (some sources have the death date 1752) and Samuel died in 1779. Collection comprises a request written by Hannah Hutchinson Matter on 3 April 1858 to Edward Hutchinson, asking him to fulfill the pecuniary bequest made to her by his father and to give the sum (4 pounds) to her son, Samuel Mather, Junior. The back of the request contains Samuel's note, dated 3 May 1858, stating that he received the money.
Extent:
0.1 Linear Feet (1 item)
Language:
Materials in English
Collection ID:
RL.11550

Background

Scope and content:

Collection comprises a request written by Hannah Hutchinson Matter on 3 April 1858 to Edward Hutchinson, asking him to fulfill the pecuniary bequest made to her by his father and to give the sum (4 pounds) to her son, Samuel Mather, Junior. The back of the request contains Samuel's note, dated 3 May 1858, stating that he received the money.

Biographical / historical:

Hannah Hutchinson married Samuel Mather in 1731; the couple settled in Boston, Mass. She died in 1781 (some sources have the death date 1752) and Samuel died in 1779.

Acquisition information:
The Hannah Mather Request to Edward Hutchinson was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2015.
Processing information:

Processed by Alice Poffinberger, June, 2015

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2015-0050-LUBMSS324

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Hannah Mather Request to Edward Hutchinson, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.