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Susanna Sharpless manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-084

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Susanna Sharpless. The manuscript provides a brief biography of Aaron Sharpless, but the majority of the volume describes Aaron Sharpless's illness and death. The manuscript provides a daily record of Aaron Sharpless's final days, with quotes from interactions with family members and prayers made by Aaron Sharpless on his death bed.

Dates

  • 1876

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Susanna Sharpless (1815-1907) was born on May 1, 1815, the daughter of James and Ann Forsythe. She married Aaron Sharpless in 1847, and the couple had three children: James F. Sharpless, William Truman Sharpless, and Susanna Sharpless. She died on October 8, 1907, in Brimingham, Pennsylvania.

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

The manuscript of Susanna Sharpless provides a brief biography of Aaron Sharpless and describes his illness and death. The manuscript provides a daily record of Aaron Sharpless's final days, with quotes from interactions with family members and prayers made by Aaron Sharpless on his death bed.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.1111 Sharpless-Kite family papers
  • HC.MC.975.02.017 Sharpless family letterbook
  • HC.MC.975.07.083 "Some Account of Joshua Sharpless"

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October, 2015.

Title
Susanna Sharpless manuscript, 1876
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
October, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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