Lipscomb family letters

Lipscomb family letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Lipscomb family
Title: Lipscomb family letters
Dates: 1856-1893
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms371

Scope and Content Note

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.

Index 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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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

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