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This handwritten letter, written in script from H. Frances in Natchez, Mississippi to Samuel Henry in Prescott, Massachusetts discusses the writer's friendship with Mr. Prescott, homesickness for friends, health and the lack of yellow fever cases in the south, mourning the death of a loved one and the lack of intention toward marriage.
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Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Manuscripts Division, Todd A. Herring Collection, Letter, H. Frances, Natchez, to Samuel Henry, Prescott, Massachusetts, Re. Mourning Practices, 1846
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Todd A. Herring Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University