Hobbs Family Papers

Authors

Susan Batte

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Letter to Howell Hobbs from his cousin, Susan V. Batte, and her husband. Susan Batte mentions a cousin, Dick Batte, and his fear of being drafted into the army, and she asks if Hobbs has heard from his negroes yet. Mr. Batte writes of his recent return from some salt baths in Alabama, and his hope of soon visiting his wounded son, Howell. Howell H. Batte was a Private in Company A of the 18th Mississippi Infantry. Finally, Mr. Batte mentions that he doesn't want to bring his negroes home yet. 1863.

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ISBN

51-F3-10

Publication Date

10-26-1863

Time Period

1860-1869

Keywords

CHARM

Format (original)

correspondence: 1 p. ; 18.5 X 24 cm.

Format (digital)

JPEG

Digital ID

C_ASERL_2010_0020

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Hobbs Family Papers, Folder 3

Repository

Manuscripts Division

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, Susan Batte, to Howell Hobbs , October 26, 1863

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