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Letters to Henry Holtz, 1877-1882

 File — Box: 4257.015, Folder: 33

Scope and Contents

Letters to Henry Holtz of Louisville, Kentucky, and Evansville, Indiana. The first two letters are from Lizzie Holty of Bowling Green, Kentucky, to Henry; the first tells him about her activities while he is away. She tells him of a dance where she "enjoyed it right well but darling I wish you were thereI would have had a dood [sic] time." She also asks Henry to come home. The second letter (signed Katie E. Holty) she berates him for believing his brother over her and then proceeds to tell him how many young men are in love with her. The third letter is in German. The last lettter is from another young lady and appears to be to both Henry and his new wife Lucy.


  • 1877-1882

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From the Collection: 15.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Formerly MSS.1871 Henry Holtz Letters and MSS.3067 Lizzie Holty Letter


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266