Tag Archives: Letters in the 19th Century

Living on Hope and Moonbeams: Bartow Tutor Augustus Moore

  On June 17, 1838, a young man named Augustus Moore penned a chatty letter full of news from Pelham, New York, to his sister Lydia in Frankfort, Maine, comparing himself to “a roving planet” with “comet-like” movements, “living on hope and … Continue reading

Posted in Mansion Musings | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments