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This postcard features a black and white image of a group of men and women on Barton's Ferry as it crosses the Tombigbee River where it passes through West Point, Mississippi. Trees are on the river bank behind the ferry. The title or location of the image is written in white across the bottom of the image. There is an inscription written in dark ink across the lower half of the image but is mostly illegible. The back of the card is addressed to Mr. John Hogan in Starkville, Mississippi. The card is postmarked West Point, Mississippi, March 31, 1910 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. An inscription is written on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]
Hello Johnnie: Your card read this afternoon. Awfully glad to hear from you and I am awfully sorry you are not coming over here Frid. I was sure expecting you. Try and come Sunday. Don't guess [?] and I will go before Tuesday. Yours Suzan J. [sic]
Postcards; Tombigbee River (Miss. and Ala.); Ferries
ferries; Barton's Ferry; Tombigbee River; West Point, MS
West Point, (Miss.)
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 4, East Central Mississippi Region
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Barton’s Ferry across the Tombigbee, West Point, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University