Letter, Columbus, Georgia to Julia [Ann DuBose Toombs], 1853 May 9

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Creator:Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885.
Title:Letter, Columbus, Georgia to Julia [Ann DuBose Toombs], 1853 May 9
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Toombs, representative in the Georgia House of Representatives (1837-1843), in the U.S. Congress (1845-1853) and Senate (1853-1861), opens by acknowleding receipt of his wife's letters. He expresses concern for his brother Gabriel's recovery [from illness]. Telling his wife he enjoys her letters immensely, he asks her to please continue to write as often; he discusses the irregularity of the mail. Toombs briefly describes political proceedings he is involved in. He talks about his upcoming return home and the visit he plans to his brother Gabriel's place, and he mentions Mr. Pope and Mr. Simmons, friends, and their local business. He closes with affection for his daughters, Louisa and Sallie, and for his wife.

Digital image and transcription of original manuscript, scanned by the University of Georgia Libraries in 2001, as part of GALILEO.

Local identification number: rat004

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Georgia--Social life and customs--19th century | Domestic life--Georgia | United States--Politics and government--1845-1861 | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891 | United States, Georgia, 32.165622, -82.900075
Collection:Robert Toombs, Letters to Julia Ann DuBose Toombs, 1850-1867
Institution:Digital Library of Georgia
Contributors:Hargrett Library
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Robert Toombs, letters to Julia Ann DuBose Toombs. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries

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