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Correspondence, Thomas R. R. Cobb (1 of 2), 1843-1862, undated

 File — Folder: 2

Scope and Content

From the Collection: This collection contains letters to and from Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb; his mother Sarah 'Birdie' Rootes Cobb; his wife Marion Cobb; and Marion's sister, Callie King (1826-1905). Thomas wrote about his children, his travels throughout the southern states, and the Civil War, as well as poems to his wife. Sarah, Marion, and Callie wrote about their families and home life. Included with some of the letters are photocopies and typed or handwritten transcripts. The collection also contains one letter, dated 1849, from Sarah R. Davenport to her son, Henry K. Davenport, congratulating him on the birth of his son, as well as legal documents from Charles C. Jones. Of special note is a copy of a letter written by Isaiah Reynolds to President James Buchanan regarding the slave ship Wanderer.

Dates

  • 1843-1862, undated

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 6 folder(s)

Language

From the Collection: English

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

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