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|Abstract||The collection contains letters to Elizabeth S. Martin (active 1841-1849) of Pocotaligo, S.C., from her cousin, Ellen Galt Martin (active 1841-1849) of New Orleans, La. Ellen, who developed a hearing impairment and speech disorder around age 4 or 5, wrote about her schooling, travels to the North, attempted cures for her deafness, local events, and family news.|
|Creator||Martin, Elizabeth S., fl. 1841-1849.|
|Curatorial Unit||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.|
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Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, May 2010
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.
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Elizabeth S. Martin (fl. 1841-1849) was a resident of Pocotaligo, S.C. Her cousin, Ellen Galt Martin (fl. 1841-1849), lost her ability to hear and speak when she was four or five years old.Back to Top
The collection contains letters to Elizabeth S. Martin from Ellen Galt Martin, a cousin who could not hear or speak, in New Orleans, La., concerning the latter's schooling, travels to the North, attempted cures, local events, and family news.Back to Top