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Letter to Eudora Hobbs in Salem, North Carolina, from her cousin, N. H. Boyd, in Jackson, Mississippi, regarding Christmas happenings and other family news. Boyd mentions a postponed hanging of two slaves, one for killing an overseer and one for stealing. She also writes about Mississippi's secession from the Union. 1861.
Slavery; Lynching; Hanging; Secession; Christmas; Mississippi; Hinds County (Miss.)
correspondence: 1 p. ; 19 X 26.5 cm.
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Hobbs Family Papers, Folder 3
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