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This black and white postcard features a large two story brick building with a cupola topped dome in the center of the roof. White columns line the front entrance. The title along the bottom identifies the building as "Lauderdale County Court House" and "Meridian, Miss." is in the upper right corner. An inscription is handwritten along the right edge of the card. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Meridian, Mississippi, July 9, 1909. The card is addressed to Miss Annie Marshall Wilson in Mobile, Alabama.
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7/9/09 Had quite a pleasant trip up here. Will tell you more about it when I see you. I went driving. Sunday evening went to the Amndel Springs five miles from here. Got home at eight o'clock. Love to all H. S. M. [sic]
G. M. Heiss and Sons
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Meridian Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection