Todd A. Herring Archival Collection

Authors

H. Hinch

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Description

This handwritten letter, written in script and dated May 13, 1839, from H. Hinch in St. Francisville, Louisiana, to Ben Hinch in New Haven, Illinois discusses the death of a family friend, a debt the writer had recently paid, and the current situation of a female friend. The writer goes on to share news from their uncle, his thoughts on Ben Hinch's job, and the presence of cholera in his town.

Rights

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

5-13-1849

Time Period

1840-1849

Geographic Location

St. Francisville, LA

Object Type

text

Format (original)

Correspondence

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS-658_1849-05-13_Letter-1849_0001s

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Manuscripts Division, Todd A. Herring Collection, Letters, Hinch Family, St. Francisville, Louisiana, to Ben Hinch, New Haven, Illinois Re Zachary Taylor, Hatred towards Black People, Cholera and Yellow Fever, 1847-1854

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, H. Hinch in St. Francisville, Louisiana, to Ben Hinch in New Haven, Illinois, May 13, 1839

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