CreatorGardner, Newport, ca. 1746-1826
DateOctober 16 1821
Letter written by Newport Gardner to "Sarah Burk to the care of Mrs. Gardner Ladd, Alexandria." In the letter, Gardner grieves for the recent loss of his wife, Limas, and grandson, Solomon. He recounts that Solomon Gardner died of consumption aboard the USS Constitution. He also expresses gratitude that his son, Jacob, and his wife have moved to Newport from New York reuniting the family.
Object Typeletters (correspondence)
Related People & OrganizationsBreese, Thomas (subject)
Burk, Sarah, Mrs. (subject)
Ladd, Sarah Easton, Mrs. (subject)