Charles R. Durkee Letter, 1841-09-07
File — Box: 4257.004, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents
Letter from Charles R. Durkee in Columbus, Ohio, to his mother Mrs. H. A. Durkee of Townshend, Vermont, telling her of a "great Negro riot" in Cincinnati where seven or eight whites and blacks were killed and fifteen or twenty wounded. He also tells her about Ohio's crops, bed bugs, and thieves, as well as what he has been doing while in Ohio. He asks her to send a message along to his father asking for money if he has any to spare.
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From the Collection: 15.2 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Formerly MSS.2442 Charles R. Durkee Letter