Mother-Daughter Letters Open Digital Window to South Carolina Colonial Era

Posted by admin on Jan 30, 2012

When Eliza Lucas was a girl of 17 she wrote a friend: “I have the business of three plantations to transact, which requires much writing and more business and fatigue of other sorts than you can imagine.

But least you should imagine it too burthensom to a girl at my early time of life, give me leave to answer you: I assure you I think myself happy that I can be useful to so good a father…”

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