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|Creator:||Sykes, Marcella J., 1830-1868|
|Title:||Letter, Marcella Sykes to Rebecca Sykes; 7/18/1862|
Letter, Marcella J. Sykes, Aberdeen, Mississippi, to her mother, Rebecca Sykes, regarding her stay with her sister, Josephine (''Josie'') Evans and her husband, Dr. Evans. She takes pride in the ladylike behavior of her two daughters, Wildie and Ida, and she tells her mother about the attachment of her son, James (''Jimmy''), to his uncle ''Doc.'' Marcella was the wife and cousin of James William Sykes (1830-1861).
Local identification number: 73-26
|Subjects:||Sykes family | Evans family | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States | Peninsular Campaign, 1862 | Slavery | Children | Chickens | 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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