Mississippi Coast Region

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This black and white postcard features three sailboats anchored in a harbor with pier houses and beach houses on the coastline in the distance. The title along the bottom of the card reads "16~Pass Christian, Miss." and names the publisher beneath it. An inscription is handwritten in the white space beneath the title and along the right side. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Pass Christian, Mississippi, September 28, 1908. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Dr. J. D. Williams in Shelbyville, Kentucky.

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I am just reveling in the cold of all we are having. Your cards rec'd yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. W[?] here last night. She says she has lost 20lbs. 9.28--08 I wish I could gain that much. The gallows lead the neck, much [?] request. As ever, Mr. L. G.

Publication Date

8-28-1908

Publisher

Elmer Northrop and Co.

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Pass Christian, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Pass-Christain-Sailboats_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Pass Christian Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

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.

Sailboats at Harbor, Pass Christian, Mississippi

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