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Capers Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C19

Scope and Contents

Letters written to Elizabeth Randolph Braxton of Hanover County, Virginia from John S. Capers of the 7th Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry, 1863-1865; and after his death from Mary W. (Capers) Thomason of Camden, South Carolina.

Dates

  • 1863-1874

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Acquisition Information:

Purchase

Processing Information:

Box and folder list compiled by Amanda Hayek, SCRC staff, in September 2011.
Title
Guide to the Capers Letters
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-08-07
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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