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Sam Bennett letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0138

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains one letter written by Bennett in Chickasaw, Alabama, dated May 7, 1848, to his cousin Caroline D. Bennett in Tuscumbia, Alabama. In it he discusses the weather of the "sunny South," temperance, sailing on the "Eclipse" to New Orleans, and various family matters.

The collection contains one letter written by Bennett in Chickasaw, Alabama, on May 7, 1848, to his cousin Caroline D. Bennett in Tuscumbia, Alabama. In it he discusses the weather of the "sunny South," temperance, sailing on the "Eclipse" to New Orleans, and various family matters.

Dates

  • 1848 May 7

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical/Historical note

According to his letter, Sam Bennett was a preacher, lecturer, and an advocate of the temperance movement.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (1 item, 1 piece)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

An 1848 letter written from Chickasaw, Alabama, to his cousin in Tuscumbia, Alabama, discussing the weather of the "sunny South," temperance, sailing to New Orleans, and various family matters.

Provenance

Unknown

General

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Processed by

Unknown; updated 2013

Creator

Title
Guide to the Sam Bennett letter
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
May 2009; updated 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500