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Guide to the Florence Anderson Letter, 1865 May 20

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Summary

Letter by Florence to her friend Margaretta mourning the demise of the Confederacy; recommending Confederates take the oath of allegiance to the U.S.; expressing concern over the fate of Jefferson Davis; relaying the bitter feelings of Southerners about Davis' administration and skepticism over outcome of the investigation into President Lincoln's assassination. The letter gives no indication as to where either lady was located.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.30078
Title
Florence Anderson letter
Date
1865 May 20
Creator
Anderson, Florence
Extent
1 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Letter by Florence to her friend Margaretta mourning the demise of the Confederacy; recommending Confederates take the oath of allegiance to the U.S.; expressing concern over the fate of Jefferson Davis; relaying the bitter feelings of Southerners about Davis' administration and skepticism over outcome of the investigation into President Lincoln's assassination. The letter gives no indication as to where either lady was located.

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How to Cite

Florence Anderson letter, 1865 May 20, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Florence Anderson letter, 1865 May 20
Folder 1
 

Historical Note

Southern woman.


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This finding aid was derived from a MARC record using a crosswalk defined in marc2ead_section.xsl. The finding aid was generated as part of a larger project to digitize several thousand small collections housed in Section A, January 2017.

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Cataloged from card catalog.