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Letter. Maria [Nicholson] Montgomery, New York, New York, to James W. Nicholson Esqre, New Geneva, Pennsylvania
1809 April 3
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Announces to James that "on Monday evening last 27 March 1809 my dear Brother I gave my hand to John Montgomery member of Congress from Maryland." Will accompany her husband to Washington, for the first session of the 11th Congress; plans to reside at Belle air (Bel Air), in Harford County, Maryland. John Montgomery "bids me tell you that in case of war Mama is engaged at Belle air, it being a much less fatiguing journey for her than crossing the mountains to your dwelling — but I believe war is not much expected now —"