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This handwritten letter, written in script and dated June 8, 1852, from H. Hinch in St. Francisville, Louisiana, to Ben Hinch in New Haven, Illinois discusses news from their family, the leg amputation of a friend, and cases of both cholera and yellow fever in the area.
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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