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Subject: [GM-L] Paul Revere & 2nd wife, Rachel (Walker) Revere & letter. Spy Letters of Rev.
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 22:12:57 EDT
April/May 1775 From Rachel Revere to Paul Revere:
"My Dear by Doctor Church I send a hundred & twenty five pounds and beg you
take the best care of yourself and not attempt coming in to this town again
I have an opportunity of coming or send out anything or any of the Children I
it. Pray keep up your spirits and trust yourself and us in the hands of a
who will take care of us - tis all my Dependance for vain is the help of man.
Aduie my Love - Your affectionate - R. Revere"
Photos of actual letters (many more) at this site: (Univ. of Michigan
Rachel Revere (1745 to 1813)
Rachel (Walker) Revere was the 2nd wife of Paul Revere, the engraver and
Rachel met Paul outside his shop in Boston. They were married on October 10,
1773, just five months after the death of his first wife. Their marriage was
a love match. Paul wrote love poems to his wife on the back of his shop
Rachel and Paul had eight children in addition to Paul's eight children by
marriage. Rachel died June 26, 1813.