Nannie Herndon Rice Family Papers

Authors

J. M. Jones

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Description

Black-bordered letter from J. M. Jones in Marion, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice in Mobile, Alabama, opening with news about mutual friends and the weather. She writes about women in Marion working to help maimed soldiers and describes one of her pupils as 'the most stupid child in the world.' She also refers to the death of General Leonidas Polk, who was killed in Georgia two days earlier. Letter was sent 'by Ansel'. 1864.

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Publication Date

6-16-1864

Time Period

1860-1869

Object Type

text

Format (original)

Correspondence: 1 p. ; 18.5 x 24.5 cm.

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

C_ASERL_2010_0040

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Nannie Herndon Rice family papers, Folder 23

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.

Letter, J. M. Jones to Mrs. Augusta H. Rice, June 16, 1864

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