Letter, N. H. Boyd to Eudora Hobbs; 1/13/1861

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Creator:Boyd, N.H.
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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