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Document Details


Title: Letter from Varina Anne Banks Howell Davis to Jefferson Finis Davis, June 3, 1871
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-D226
Original Language: English
Time span: 1871
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: 45
Document location: Baltimore, MD
Document date: 03-Jun-1871
Historical events discussed: Fifteenth Amendment ratified, U.S., March 30, 1870; Reconstruction, 1865-1877
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Fifteenth Amendment ratified, U.S., March 30, 1870; Reconstruction, 1865-1877
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-Americans; Business failures; Communities; Demonstrations; Economics; Environment; Ethnic groups; German people; Hot weather; Immigrant populations; Nieces; Parades; Personal finances; Politics; Relationships
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S193-D226-11