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Nashville Cholera Epidemic Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2701

In a June 17, 1849 letter to his friend D. C. Douglass in Lebanon, Tenn., [Jason] Delaney discusses the scene of a recent cholera epidemic in Nashville, Tenn.

Dates

  • 1849 June 17

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Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

In a June 17, 1849 letter to his friend D. C. Douglass in Lebanon, Tenn., [Jason] Delaney discusses the scene of a recent cholera epidemic in Nashville, Tenn.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information has been found on D. C. Douglass of Lebanon, Tenn.; however, a March 19, 1849 letter (see MS.2415) written by Alfred William Douglass discusses the cholera epidemic in Nashville and is addressed to his cousin D. C. Clint Douglass in Lebanon, Tenn. A Dewitt Clinton Douglass later resided in Gallatin, Sumner County, Tennessee and married Martha Ann Maney.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single letter.

Acquisition Note

Purchased, December 2005

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480