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Document Details


Title: Letter from Varina Anne Banks Howell Davis to Jefferson Finis Davis, November 7, 1865
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-D112
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: Georgia
Document date: 07-Nov-1865
Historical events discussed: Reconstruction, 1865-1877
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Reconstruction, 1865-1877
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agriculture; Anger; Elderly people; Entertainment and recreation; Freed slaves; Health; Hosts; Husband's absence; Law; Plantation management; Political prisoners; Prayer and meditation; Relationships; Religion; Sociology; Stereotypes
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S193-D112-11