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Lipscomb family letters

Lipscomb family letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Lipscomb family letters
Creator: Lipscomb family
Inclusive Dates: 1856-1893
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms371
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence of the Lipscomb family from 1856-1893. Included is a letter from Andrew A. Lipscomb to his sister Molly at Tuskegee Female College, Alabama, regarding a family death; letter from Williams Rutherford to Alexander H. Stephens, regarding Rutherford's view of issuing bonds instead of treasury notes for the cotton loan; two letters from Frank A. Lipscomb to his "Auntie," dated Camp Chase, Ohio, regarding Lipscomb's time in jail; and three additions letters from Frank A. Lipscomb regarding his boat trip to Europe, travels through Germany and Italy, impressions of Europe, European opinions of Southerners, and his indecision regarding the future.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lipscomb family letters, ms371, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Confederate States of America. Army
Cotton trade -- Confederate States of America.
Europe -- Description and travel.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons.

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