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Ella Bowman Letter, between 1851-1857

 File — Box: 4257.004, Folder: 22

Scope and Contents

Letter from Ella Bowman, a student at Milwaukee College, to her parentsin Kilbourn City, Wisconsin, detailing orders she has placed with the dressmaker. The letter is not dated, but was probably written in the early 1850s as the stamp on the envelope (Washington head, 3 cent) was issued between 1851 and 1857.


  • between 1851-1857

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From the Collection: 15.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Formerly MSS.2983 Letter from Ella to J. Bowman

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266