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Document Details


Title: Letter from Varina Anne Banks Howell Davis to Margaret Louisa Kempe Howell and William Burr Howell, September 15, 1856
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=S193-D033
Original Language: English
Time span: 1856
Speaker: Davis, Varina Anne Banks Howell, 1826-1906
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 07-May-1826
Speaker place of birth: Natchez, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: First Lady; Politician's wife; Writer
Age at speaking: 30
Document location: Redwood, MD
Document date: 15-Sep-1856
People discussed: Adele Cutts Douglas; Cutts, Adele; Douglas, Adele Cutts, 1835-1899; Douglas, Mrs. Stephen; Douglas, Stephen Arnold, 1813-1861; Stephen Arnold Douglas
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Adele Cutts Douglas; Cutts, Adele; Douglas, Adele Cutts, 1835-1899; Douglas, Mrs. Stephen; Douglas, Stephen Arnold, 1813-1861; Stephen Arnold Douglas
Topics discussed - Other terms: Brothers-in-law; Daughters; Domestic life; Entertainment and recreation; Gossip; Health; Husbands; Personal cleanliness; Political rivalries; Politics; Relationships; Water supply
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S193-D033-11