Valley Hymns, Blue Ridge Breakdowns and Tidewater Harmonizers: Vernacular Life and Lore in the Post-Modern Upland South and Mid-Atlantic Regions.
Friday, March 18, 2011
October the 30th, 1800
Another letter in my family's hidden trove: this from my great-great-great-great-grandfather John Guthrie in 1800 to his father-in-law, Bethaniah Hodgkinson of Burlington, New Jersey. Hodgkinson's father, my fifth-great-grandfather, was a clergyman from Dublin, Ireland named Peter Amis Hodgkinson.