Mary Louise McMurran letter, 1856 May 10

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Creator:McMurran, Mary Louise, 1814-1891
Title:Mary Louise McMurran letter, 1856 May 10

This letter from Mary Louise McMurran to Alie Austen describes plantation life and the slave quarters.

Subjects:McMurran, Alie Austen, d. 1899 | Plantation life--Mississippi | Slavery--Mississippi | Plantation owners' spouses--Mississippi | Mississippi--Race relations | women | slavery | race relations and racial attitudes | plantations | social life and customs
Collection:Civil War: Context & Conflict
Institution:LSU Libraries Special Collections
Contributors:LSU Libraries. Special Collections
Original Material:

McMurran-Austen Family Papers, Mss. 4795


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Physical rights are retained by the LSU Libraries. Copyright has expired and the item is therefore in the public domain. Permission to reproduce this image must be requested through the Special Collections Division, Louisiana State University Libraries.

McMurran-Austen Family Papers, Mss. 4795, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

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