Women -- Conduct of life
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
The Bowles-Hoar Family Papers document the personal and professional lives of multiple members of the Bowles and Hoar families circa 1779-1960. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, documents, miscellaneous materials, and publications, all of which provide a detailed portrait of the two families before and after their histories joined with the marriage of Samuel Bowles IV to Elizabeth Hoar in 1884.
Hannah King to daughter Olive Ward, describing what Hannah wishes to do for Olive's sister Elizabeth [Porter King] to be sure that she has "incum enough to pay her board…as it is not expected that she will ever be married"; Hannah wishes to be sure Elizabeth will have some independence if she does not marry.