Letter, Howell Hobbs to Eudora Hobbs; 1/23/1861

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Creator:Hobbs, Howell, 1810-1877.
Title:Letter, Howell Hobbs to Eudora Hobbs; 1/23/1861

Letter to Eudora Hobbs in Salem, North Carolina, from her father, Howell Hobbs, relating family news and discussing the ongoing session of Mississippi's Convention, 1861. He describes hard times where business and money are concerned. He tells her that recent weather has flooded railroads and downed telegraph lines, slowing communication.

Local identification number: 51-F3-4

Subjects:Secession | Mississippi | Godey's lady's book and magazine | Weather | Telegraph | 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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