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Cordelia Lee to cousin, 1861 July 1

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1, Item: 6

Scope and Contents

A letter, dated July 1, 1861, from Cordelia Lee to her “Dearest Cousin,” perhaps Virginia Lee Slater. Cordelia Lee begins with condolences for the death of her cousin’s child and a reminder that she has many children “left to you yet.” Lee also writes with general family news. Names mentioned include James, Cally, “Mr. Slater,” and “Uncle Washington.”


  • Creation: 1861 July 1


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From the Collection: 1.25 Linear Feet


From the Series: English