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Correspondence, 1861-03-01 - 1861-03-31

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5

Scope and Contents

Folder five contains documents and correspondence from March 1861. Included is another letter concerning an enslaved man, Arthur or Thomas Lynch [see folders three and four]; a detailed letter to South Carolina’s governor Francis Pickens from Lucius Quinton Washington, a distant relative of George Washington, from Washington DC on the national political situation in the wake of President Abraham Lincoln’s inaugural speech and including strategy and intelligence on Fort Sumter and Pensacola harbor (FL); a letter from Ellison Capers to D. F. Jamison on military arms; and Jamison’s report from South Carolina’s war department to Governor Pickens.

Dates

  • 1861-03-01 - 1861-03-31

Extent

From the Collection: 125 Item (1 Box, 10 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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