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Sams, Mary Whittle, Yorkville, South Carolina, to Mrs. Frances M. Lewis, Norfolk, Virginia, 1865 October 2-circa 1866 April 18

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: id114530

Scope and Contents

Concerning life in the South during the Civil War; economic conditions; high cost of goods; family business; family and social news; lack of fuel; inquiries as to church affairs in Norfolk; optimism about the future.


  • Creation: 1865 October 2-circa 1866 April 18


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From the Collection: 7.75 Linear Feet


From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository