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Box SC1850-1899.003


Contains 1 Collection or Record:

John Rufus Jefferson Papers

 File — Box: SC1850-1899.003, Folder: 3883.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains one letter written from Jefferson in New Orleans, Louisiana, to the Postmaster of New Orleans, Louisiana, requesting employment with the postal service. The letter includes references and cites Jefferson’s service as a United States soldier. Additionally, the collection contains photocopies of Liddie E. Jefferson's (John's widow) application for a widow’s pension, as well as papers rejecting her claim. The reason cited for the rejection is that Jefferson’s...
Dates: 1863-1961