Thomas Affleck letter, 1851 November 7

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Creator:Affleck, Thomas, 1812-1868
Title:Thomas Affleck letter, 1851 November 7

Letter (in letterbook) from Thomas Affleck to J.D.B. DeBow of New Orleans, editor and publisher of DeBows Review. DeBow shared Afflecks commitment to scientific agriculture and development of southern publications. In response to DeBows request, Affleck proposes terms under which he will agree to edit the Agricultural Department for the Review. He writes, The fact is, we [the South] must have a monthly journal of agriculture.

Subjects:De Bow, J. D. B. (James Dunwoody Brownson), 1820-1867 | De Bow's review of the southern and western states | Agriculture--Southern States--Periodicals | Southern States--Intellectual life--19th century | southern identity | writing, literature, and reading | agriculture
Collection:Civil War: Context & Conflict
Institution:LSU Libraries Special Collections
Contributors:LSU Libraries. Special Collections
Original Material:

Thomas Affleck Papers, Mss. 3, 4, 1110, 1263, 1264


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Thomas Affleck Papers, Mss. 3, 4, 1110, 1263, 1264, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

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