Letter, Washington, D.C. to Julia A[nn DuBose] Toombs, Memphis, Tennessee, 1859 Feb. 18

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Creator:Toombs, Robert Augustus, 1810-1885
Title:Letter, Washington, D.C. to Julia A[nn DuBose] Toombs, Memphis, Tennessee, 1859 Feb. 18
Description:

In this Feb. 18, 1859 letter, Robert Toombs, representative in the Georgia House of Representatives (1837-1843), in the U.S. Congress (1845-1853) and Senate (1853-1861), tells his wife of going to a ball the night before and seeing some of their old friends, who congratulated them on recently becoming grandparents; he also sends greetings to their daughter Sallie, the new mother, from her Washington, D.C. friends. He speaks of private and public political meetings, and closes the letter with his usual affection for his wife and family.

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

Local identification number: rat014

Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Washington (D.C.)--Social life and customs--19th century | Domestic life--Southern States | Grandchildren | Letters | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871 | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Collection:Robert Toombs, Letters to Julia Ann DuBose Toombs, 1850-1867
Institution:Digital Library of Georgia
Contributors:Hargrett Library
Original Material:

Robert Toombs, letters to Julia Ann DuBose Toombs. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries

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