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Document Details


Title: Letter from Varina Anne Banks Howell Davis to Jefferson Finis Davis, October 23, 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-D108
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: 23-Oct-1865
People discussed: Andrew Johnson; Davis, Varina Anne, 1864-1898; Davis, Winnie; Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875; Varina Anne Davis
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Andrew Johnson; Davis, Varina Anne, 1864-1898; Davis, Winnie; Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875; Varina Anne Davis
Topics discussed - Other terms: Correspondence; Daughters; Domestic life; Friends; Heads of state; Intellectual life; Letters and mail; Living arrangements; Myths and legends; Nannies; Poetry; Politics; Relationships; Translations
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S193-D108-11