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This handwritten letter, written in script and addressed to Rev. James Smylie in Washington, Adams County, Mississippi discusses the writers plans to go to the Carolinas, the need for better communication with the reverend, and the wish to see him. The writer goes on to discuss his friendship with another minister, his thoughts on some other ministers, and his thoughts on marriage.
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Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Manuscripts Division, Todd A. Herring Collection, Letters Rev. James Smylie, Washington, Adams County, Mississippi re. Yellow fever in Natchez, Cotton Prices, Presbyterian church, 1810-1839
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Todd A. Herring Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University