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|Title:||Letter, N. H. Boyd to Eudora Hobbs; 1/13/1861|
Letter to Eudora Hobbs in Salem, North Carolina, from her cousin, N. H. Boyd, in Jackson, Mississippi, regarding Christmas happenings and other family news. Boyd mentions a postponed hanging of two slaves, one for killing an overseer and one for stealing. She also writes about Mississippi's secession from the Union. 1861.
Local identification number: 51-F3-1
|Subjects:||Slavery | Lynching | Hanging | Secession | Christmas | Mississippi | 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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Hobbs family papers
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