George Bouton Letter to Mollie Bouton
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Letter from Captain George Bouton to his seven-year-old daughter Mollie from Yorktown, Virginia during the American Civil War. He describes the condition of Yorktown as "an old and dilapidated town", General Daniel Harvey Hill as a commander, describing some of the local families in Yorktown including the Fry family, and having a "free Negro from Madison County for a servant, a very indifferent cook & indifferent servant [in] everyday."
- Creation: 1861 July 21
- Bouton, George (Person)
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0.01 Linear Foot
Mss. Acc. 2013.288 was received by Special Collections via U.S.P.S. in November 2013.
25 cm x 20 cm
Accessioned by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in December 2013.
- Guide to the George Bouton Letter to Mollie Bouton
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English