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This handwritten letter, written in script and dated May 2, 1848, from H. Hinch in St. Francisville, Louisiana, to Ben Hinch in New Haven, Illinois discusses the state of crops, thoughts on slavery and emancipation, and the Mississippi River.
St. Francisville, LA
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
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Todd A. Herring Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University