S. Y. Thomas Letter, 1848 July 11
File — Box: 4257.015, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents
Letter from S. Y. Thomas, of Yorkville, Tennessee, to his sister Jane B. Ireland, of Richmond, Virginia, talking mainly about the health of family members, the deaths or sickness of several, and the reports of typhus and smallpox. Thomas states that in the upcoming 1848 presidential election many local Whigs are not pleased with their idate, Zachary Taylor, whereas the local Democrats are, "finely pleased" with [Lewis] Cass and will all vote for him in this election.
- 1848 July 11
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From the Collection: 15.2 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Formerly MSS.1704 S. Y. Thomas Letter