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Letter from T. E. Percy, Jackson, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice in Oktibbeha County, thanking her for her hospitality during a recent visit, mentioning his Yerger neighbors, telling her about Yankee soldiers who damaged his house, almost burning it, and also put salt in the pianos. The house was saved from burning by the slave Arch, who begged the soldiers not to do it. 1864.
Jackson (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Pillage; Rice, Augusta H.; Percy family; Yerger family; Rice, Augusta H., 1831-1906
Correspondence: 1 p. ; 27 x 41 cm.
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Nannie Herndon Rice family papers, Folder 23
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