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Letter, Sarah Howard Ross in Woodville, Mississippi, to her son, Emmett Ross, at Hazelwood. She is sending him, Mollie, and Elijah some shirts, socks, collars, and handkerchiefs. She tells him that she and Sissy were also able to get some clothes with money loaned by Aunt Mary Barton. She asks Mollie to send her a list of jewelry left behind, including some with locks of hair. She can't buy hats for Emmett and Elijah without ''greenbacks or Louisiana money.'' She tells him that Mr. Place is a secret agent for the Confederacy. 1865.
Ross, Emmett Lloyd, 1838-1891; Ross family; Woodville (Miss.); Clothing and dress; Confederate States of America; Money; Jewelry
correspondence: 1 p. ; 31 X 20 cm.
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Emmett L. Ross papers, Box 2, Folder 40
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