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Letter from Sophie Boyd Hays in La Grange, Tennessee, to ''Lit'' (Matilda A. Boyd Webb), mentioning the likely secession of Virginia and regretting that young men are leaving school to sign up for the army, 1861. She also discusses dressmaking and the problems of maintaining her house and distrust of servants.
Civil war; United States; Women's clothing; Education; La Grange (Tenn.); Webb, Matilda Ann, 1832-1913
correspondence: 1p. ; 19 X 23.5 cm.
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Hays-Ray-Webb collection, Folder 17
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Hays-Ray-Webb collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University