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Letter from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Miss Robie A. Phiney, Cazenovia, New York

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01631

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Scope and Contents

Four page letter from an unnamed author to her sister. In it, she references family or friends who are under orders to march, anticipating a battle soon as a result. She also references the battle at Fort Donelson. Other portions of her letter refer to visits and communication with mutually known individuals, a literary club begun by women in her area in which she participates, and her dismay at the notion that her sister wants to buy wine glasses as she prefers her sibling to be a temperance woman as she remains.

Dates

  • 1862 March 09

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 publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Barranger & Company, Inc., 2019.

Title
Guide to the Letter from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Miss Robie A. Phiney, Cazenovia, New York
Author
Christina R. Luers, CA
Date
2019-03-21
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

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