Letter, Mattie A. Boyd and Sophie Boyd Hays to Matilda Boyd Webb; 6/22/1861

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Creator:Boyd, Mattie Ann; Hays, Sophia Boyd, ca. 1827-1910
Title:Letter, Mattie A. Boyd and Sophie Boyd Hays to Matilda Boyd Webb; 6/22/1861

Letter to ''Lit'' (Matilda Ann Boyd Webb) from her cousin, Mattie A. Boyd, and Sophie Boyd Hays. Mattie is visiting Sophie, her school term in Oxford having just ended. Mattie writes that most of the young men are gone from town, and that ''cousin Robert'' is happy at the army camp. She asks if any positions are available at local schools or with families. Sophie emphasizes Mattie's request for a teaching position and recommends her for such, and mentions that the troops at Union City might be sent to Missouri. 1861.

Local identification number: 4-F17-2

Subjects:United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States | Teachers | 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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