Letter, Sophie Boyd Hays to Matilda Boyd Webb; 4/17/1861

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Creator:Hays, Sophia Boyd, ca. 1827-1910
Title:Letter, Sophie Boyd Hays to Matilda Boyd Webb; 4/17/1861
Description:

Letter from Sophie Boyd Hays in La Grange, Tennessee, to ''Lit'' (Matilda A. Boyd Webb), mentioning the likely secession of Virginia and regretting that young men are leaving school to sign up for the army, 1861. She also discusses dressmaking and the problems of maintaining her house and distrust of servants.

Local identification number: 4-F17-1

Types:Text
Subjects:United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States | Women's clothing | Education | Webb, Matilda Ann, 1832-1913 | 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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