Letter, Jane Lipscomb to Elizabeth Wier; 2/28/1864

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Creator:Lipscomb, Jane, 1810-1865
Title:Letter, Jane Lipscomb to Elizabeth Wier; 2/28/1864

Letter, Jane Hardwick Lipscomb, probably from Jasper County, Mississippi, to her sister-in-law Elizabeth Lipscomb Wier at Enterprise, Mississippi, telling of the state of the anxiety of her daughter Laura and sympathizing with the recent troubles at Enterprise. She hopes that the Yanks have left the state, and says that she imagines the children will never forget the burning of Enterprise. She mentions Pastor Chatfield and the death of his son William, killed by a falling limb. She tells of sending butter by Bob, the possibility of sending coal and potatoes, and sends good wishes to the children. 1864

Local identification number: 646-2

Subjects:Lipscomb, Jane, 1810-1865 | Wier, Elizabeth, 1798-1864 | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States | Chatfield, William M. | Chatfield, George Washington, 1810-1881 | Clergy | Slaves | Food supply | Izard family | Izard, Laura, 1841-1892 | 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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T. C. Wier family papers


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