Rufus Ward Collection

Authors

William Sykes

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Letter, William Sykes, Middleton, Mississippi, James Sykes, regarding the difficulties they are facing in the area, including limited resources, lack of news, and sickness among the family and slaves. He asks his brother to inquire about purchasing iron from a company in Columbus. He expresses his sorrow over the deaths of two relatives, Eddie Sykes and Edgar Sykes, and wonders when the war will end. 1863.

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Publication Date

10-8-1863

Time Period

1860-1869

Keywords

ASERL

Object Type

text

Format (original)

Correspondence: 1 p. ; 33 X 19 cm.

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

C_ASERL_2010_0139

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Ward (Rufus) Collection, Box 1, Antebellum and Civil War, 1855-1860

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, William Sykes to James Sykes; 10/8/1863

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