Material accumulated by Elizabeth Holmes (nee Hackworth)
- part of archive:
- Hackworth Family Archive
The series contains friendly letters sent to Elizabeth Holmes (nee Hackworth) from various family members and friends. Early letters are from her parents Timothy Hackworth and Jane Hackworth (nee Golightly) and consist of family news and religious references. There is a letter sending condolences on the death of her daughter Jane Elizabeth in 1863. One letter is from Thomas Greener, who was an executor to Timothy Hackworth’s estate describing the Railway Jubilee of 1875 and referencing the need for recognition of her father. Letters from John Wesley Hackworth discuss his business and campaign for Timothy Hackworth.
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