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Letter. Abigail Williams, Waltham, Massachusetts, to Sarah Williams, Deerfield, Massachusetts
1760 November 10
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A personal letter to Sarah Williams from her mother, Abigail Leonard Williams. At the time Sarah Williams was visiting in Deerfield, where her paternal grandfather, Rev. John Williams, was minister at the turn of the eighteenth century. John Williams, his wife, and seven of his children, including Sarah's father Warham Williams, were among those made captive in the famous Deerfield raid of 1703/4. The letter includes a brief postscript in an unidentified masculine hand.