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Document Details


Title: Letter from Varina Anne Banks Howell Davis to Margaret Louisa Kempe Howell, December 16, 1857
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-D046
Original Language: English
Time span: 1857
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: 31
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 16-Dec-1857
People discussed: Gwin, William McKendree, 1805-1885; William McKendree Gwin
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Gwin, William McKendree, 1805-1885; William McKendree Gwin
Topics discussed - Other terms: Academic performance; Apparel; Brothers; Diplomats; Domestic life; Education; English people; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Life Styles; Parties; Political life; Politicians; Politics; Relationships; Scottish people; Wives
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S193-D046-11