Letter, S. H. Ross to Emmett Ross; 1/5/1865

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Creator:Ross, Sarah Howard, 1804-1867
Title:Letter, S. H. Ross to Emmett Ross; 1/5/1865

Letter, Sarah Howard Ross in Woodville, Mississippi, to her son, Emmett Ross, at Hazelwood. She is sending him, Mollie, and Elijah some shirts, socks, collars, and handkerchiefs. She tells him that she and Sissy were also able to get some clothes with money loaned by Aunt Mary Barton. She asks Mollie to send her a list of jewelry left behind, including some with locks of hair. She can't buy hats for Emmett and Elijah without ''greenbacks or Louisiana money.'' She tells him that Mr. Place is a secret agent for the Confederacy. 1865.

Local identification number: 16-F40-4

Subjects:Ross, Emmett Lloyd, 1838-1891 | Ross family | Clothing and dress | Confederate States of America | Money | Jewelry | United States, Mississippi, Woodville
Collection:Intellectual underpinnings of the American Civil War
Institution:Mississippi State University. Libraries
Contributors:Mississippi State University. Libraries
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Emmett L. Ross papers


Persistent Link to Item:https://msstate.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/ASERL/id/366