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The Barry-Hayes Papers are maintained at Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia, PA. For more information, visit Elizabeth writes "received a letter from our beloved and noble hearted son Austin" It seems well understood between Mother and Barry that Barry is gone away to cultivate virtue; “it was the only event on your leaving home, that reconciled me to your going that in him you would find a Father and Brother…”

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Full TitleLetter, To: "My dearest Barry" From: Mother Elizabeth Hayes, March 6, 1832.
Author Hayes, Elizabeth Keen, 1764-1853.
Date Added 8 January 2014
Format Letter
Language English
Publish Date 1832-03-06
Source Barry-Hayes Papers. [Series XI, Box 7, Folder 1 Item 38]