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 File — Box: SC1850-1899.005, Folder: 4136.01

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The collection contains a newsy letter from L. M. Waddel in Montgomery, Alabama, to her friend Cynthia Ann in from Tallahassee, Florida, where she used to live. In the letter she laments the early death of a mutual friend in Tallahassee and then asks about several other friends. She also describes the parties and weddings that have occurred in Montgomery over the winter, including one given by an elder of the Presbyterian Church in which there was no wine or dancing - "a rare exception, I assure you." Toward the end of the letter she again turns melancholic and asks about the condition of the lot in the Tallahassee cemetery where her children are buried.

There is also a typed transcription of the letter.


  • 1850 February 27


From the Collection: 0.01 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266