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Document Details


Title: Letter from George Hamilton Perkins, November 29, 1859
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S1625-D022
Original Language: English
Time span: 1859
Speaker: Perkins, George Hamilton, 1835-1899
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 20-Oct-1835
Speaker place of birth: Hopkinton, NH; New Hampshire; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 24
Document location: Africa
Document date: 29-Nov-1859
People discussed: Glele, King of Dahomey; Glele, King of Dahomey, ?-1889
Locations discussed: Africa; Benin
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Africa; Benin; Glele, King of Dahomey; Glele, King of Dahomey, ?-1889
Topics discussed - Other terms: African ethnic groups; Agriculture; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Executions; Heads of state; International travel; Law; Local customs; Military; Overseas duty; Politics; Slave trade; Slaves; Sociology; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1625-D022-4567