Todd A. Herring Archival Collection

Authors

James Cotton

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Description

This handwritten letter, written in script and dated June 20, 1823, to Rev. James Smylie in Elysian Fields, Amite County, Mississippi, from James Cotten, in Natchez, Mississippi, discusses the cotton crop, his brother's recent trip to New York by ship, and other general gossip.

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Publication Date

6-20-1823

Time Period

1820-1829

Geographic Location

Natchez, MS

Object Type

text

Format (original)

Correspondence

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS-658_1823-06-20-_Letter-1823_0001s

Source

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

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Letter, James Cotten, in Natchez, Mississippi to Rev. James Smylie in Elysian Fields, Amite County, Mississippi, June 20, 1823

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