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Sallie Foster Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3074

This collection consists of a letter from Sallie Foster dated September 29, 1850, sent from Ashwood School to her sister Jane Ellen Foster Cheatham. Sallie describes life at the school and tells how much she misses her family.

Dates

  • 1850 September 29

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from Sallie Foster dated September 29, 1850, sent from Ashwood School to her sister Jane Ellen Foster Cheatham. Sallie describes life at the school and tells how much she misses her family.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sarah C. Foster (Jane Ellen Foster Cheatham's younger sister) was born to Ephraim Hubbard and Jane Mebane (Lytle) Foster in December of 1836. Her father represented Tennessee in the U. S. Senate from 1838 to 1839 and from 1843 to 1845. Sallie married Benjamin Franklin Cockrill Sr. in about 1857, and the couple had eight children. She died in Kentucky in 1902.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by Special Collections on April 7, 2007

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