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Document Details


Title: Letter from Varina Anne Banks Howell Davis to Jefferson Finis Davis, November 13, 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-D113
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: 13-Nov-1865
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-Americans; Daughters; Domestic life; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Family separation; Health; Hosts; Husband's absence; International travel; Physical illnesses; Relationships; Servants
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S193-D113-11