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Celia Humm letter to Joseph Paxson

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01647

Scope and Contents

One page letter from Norfolk, VA. She reports that there are twelve negroes guarding a bridge in close proximity to her and it unsettles her as a result. She does not think much of the African American guards. The remainder of her letter is in regard to the receipt and sending of correspondence between herself and the recipient.

Dates

  • 1863 November 15

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Gary Barranger, Class of '73, Law '76, 2019.
Title
Guide to the Celia Humm letter to Joseph Paxson
Date
2019-05-28
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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