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Memphis (Tenn.) -- Description and travel.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charles E. Haven Letter to Annie (Earp) Haven

Identifier: MS-1865
Abstract Charles Haven begins this letter to his wife, Annie (Earp) Haven, by explaining that he has been compelled to spend Christmas in Memphis, Tennessee rather than is St. Louis, Missouri as he had planned. After missing his intended boat to St. Louis, he boarded another craft that hoped to overtake the first boat. Mechanical problems compelled them to move slowly, and Haven only got as far as the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. While waiting for another boat, Haven encountered an...
Dates: 1846 December 24

J. B. Kirkland Letter

Identifier: MS-1597

This collection consists of a two-page handwritten letter from J. B. Kirkland to his cousin, Henry Kirkland in Trumbull County, Ohio, dated January 2, 1849. In the letter, J. B. Kirkland, writing from Memphis, Tenn., describes the area and his business.

Dates: 1849 January 2