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The object is a Civil War-era patriotic envelope. On the envelope's font, an image represents Varina Davis stretching in bed. It is printed on an off-white envelope in red ink.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 1/8 X 5 3/8 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper and adhesive
recto, beneath image: NIGHTMARE. / Mrs. David dreaming she saw her husband / with a rope around his neck.
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Davis, Varina, 1826-1906; Southern States
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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