Letter, J. M. Jones to Mrs. Augusta H. Rice; 6/16/1864

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Creator:Jones, J. M.
Title:Letter, J. M. Jones to Mrs. Augusta H. Rice; 6/16/1864

Black-bordered letter from J. M. Jones in Marion, Mississippi, to Augusta Hopkins Rice in Mobile, Alabama, opening with news about mutual friends and the weather. She writes about women in Marion working to help maimed soldiers and describes one of her pupils as 'the most stupid child in the world.' She also refers to the death of General Leonidas Polk, who was killed in Georgia two days earlier. Letter was sent 'by Ansel'. 1864.

Local identification number: 24-F23-5

Subjects:Women | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States | Polk, Leonidas, 1806-1864 | Jones family | Rice, Augusta H., 1831-1906 | Teachers | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Collection:Intellectual underpinnings of the American Civil War
Institution:Mississippi State University. Libraries
Contributors:Mississippi State University. Libraries
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