William Woodruff established, owned and published Arkansas's first state paper, the Arkansas Gazette. His wife, Eliza Mills Woodruff, was originally from Louisville, Kentucky.
This is a letter written by Eliza Woodruff, wife of Arkansas Gazette owner William Woodruff, to their daughter, Harriet Woodruff Jabine, in Louisville, Kentucky. Harriet, whose nickname was Hattie, had recently married and moved to Louisville. Eliza talks about her health, the weather and news from Little Rock. The letter is written on one page, front and back.
Letter, 8" x 12" Envelope, 5.5" x 3.25"
Women; Correspondence; Family; Families; Mothers;
Little Rock, Pulaski County. (Ark.); Louisville, Jefferson County. (Ky.)
John N. and Harriet Woodruff Jabine Papers, MS383, Box 1, Folder 1, Item 2
Arkansas Women's History Collection
Arkansas State Archives
Letter, Eliza Woodruff to Harriet Woodruff Jabine, John N. and Harriet Woodruff Jabine Papers, MS383, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas
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