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Unsigned Letter to My Dear Annie regarding the treatment of slaves

Identifier: MS-2661

Collection consists of part of an unsigned letter written to My dear Annie, dated July 4. The year not given, and the letter is incomplete, lacking one or more pages. Much of the letter deals with the writer defending the treatment of enslaved people by southerners. Also writes that her husband, a Presbyterian minister, and her had to move from Kentucky to Clarksville, Tennessee to avoid factionalism within the church.

Dates: circa 1850 July 4

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  • Subject: Presbyterians -- Tennessee. X
  • Subject: Slavery -- Tennessee X