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Document Details


Title: Letter from Varina Anne Banks Howell Davis to John J. Craven, October 10, 1865
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: North American Women's Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/nawld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S193-D106
Original Language: English
Time span: 1865
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: 39
Document location: Augusta, GA
Document date: 10-Oct-1865
People discussed: Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Jefferson Finis Davis
Historical events discussed: Reconstruction, 1865-1877
Locations discussed: Georgia; North America; Savannah, GA; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Georgia; Jefferson Finis Davis; North America; Reconstruction, 1865-1877; Savannah, GA; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agriculture; Aides-de-camp; Boat trips; Children; Entertainment and recreation; Generals; Health; Hospitality; Husbands; Interethnic relations; Law; Lower-class; Manners; Military; Northern sympathizers; Physical illnesses; Politics; Relationships; Slaves; Sociology; Soldiers; Thefts; Threats of violence; Travel
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S193-D106-11