Jesse Carter commonplace and letterbook
Scope and Contents
The collection contains one book with entries made by various people in different time periods. Early entries in the book date from 1823 and are attributed to Jesse Carter. They include hand-written poetry by authors such as Shakespeare, Lord Byron, and Alexander Pope. Later entries made by an unknown person date from at least 1843 and include copies of letters that mention Mobile, Alabama, Mardi Gras societies. The author mentions the possibility of attending Cowbellion de Rakin Society and Strikers balls. The latest date in the book is 1882.
- Carter, Jesse (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Jesse Carter probably lived in the Mobile, Alabama, area in 1823.
0.02 Linear Feet (1 item)
Language of Materials
Commonplace and letterbook, with early entries dating from 1823, includes hand-written poetry and by authors such as Shakespeare and Lord Byron. Later entries date from at least 1843 and include copies of letters that mention Mobile, Alabama, Mardi Gras societies.
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unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012
- Guide to the Jesse Carter commonplace and letterbook
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- February 2008
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