Family -- New England -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Primarily correspondence, mostly to Maria Chase, a friend and neighbor of the three Peabody sisters, although a few are to Rebecca Chase Kinsman. The collection also includes several journals in which the letters have been published.
Dates of Materials: 1820-1853
Abstract The vast majority of the collection is correspondence, documenting the courtship and marriage of Grace Weston Allen and Walter Allen. The collection includes letters exchanged between Grace and Walter before and after their marriage and from other family members to Allen during his service as paymaster in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War. Also included are a published version of the Weston-Allen letters: Ten Years A-Courting: Letters of Walter Allen and Grace Weston,...
Dates of Materials: 1848-1985; Majority of material found within 1848-1868