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Letter to Eudora Hobbs in Salem, North Carolina, from her father, Howell Hobbs, relating family news and discussing the ongoing session of Mississippi's Convention, 1861. He describes hard times where business and money are concerned. He tells her that recent weather has flooded railroads and downed telegraph lines, slowing communication.
Secession; Mississippi; Godey's lady's book and magazine; Weather; Hinds County (Miss.); Telegraph
correspondence: 1 p. ; 24.5 X 20 cm.
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Hobbs Family Papers, Folder 3
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