|Title||Illuminated letter from John B. Kline to his wife, Margaret H. Kline, July 4, 1855|
|Donor||Kline, Roy F.|
|Scope & Content||
Fraktur love letter on parchment from John B. Kline to his sweetheart, later his wife, Margaret [Madeline?] Harshbarger Kline, July 4, 1855. Rockingham Co., Va. Reverse illuminated with frame around letters and wheat vine border coming from basket at base. Also illuminated with red hearts and orange and red half circles. Among the sentiments expressed by Mr. Kline are "Oh don't you see the turtle dove A setting on yonder pine. A mourning for its own true love Just as I mourn for mine."
|Collection||Reuel B. Pritchett Museum Collection|
Kline, John B.
Kline, Margaret H.