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Letters to Isabel Carret Peirce

 Collection — Container: MS 3869
Call Number: MS 3869
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 14 letters written to Isabel Carret Peirce (1831-1888) of Lincoln, Massachusetts, from 1850-1888. Eight of the letters were written by her sister Adeline Carret between 1870 and 1888 and document life on the Carret family sugar plantation near Trinidad, Cuba during and immediately after the Ten Years War. The letters describe the dangers faced by the family, including looting and burning of local towns and plantations by bands of insurgents as well as...
Dates: 1849-1888