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Jesse Jones Letters

Identifier: SC 00094

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Six letters from Jesse Jones to his daughter ranging from 1854- 1860.  The letters are from Norfolk, Virginia and are mostly reminders for his daughter to attend church, pray, and read her Bible.  They also mention that he is glad to hear of her improving health.  One references yellow fever in Norfolk.


  • Creation: 1854-1860


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Guide to the Jesse Jones Letters
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

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