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Document Details


Title: Letter from Varina Anne Banks Howell Davis to Jefferson Finis Davis, January 12, 1874
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-D254
Original Language: English
Time span: 1874
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: 48
Document location: Memphis, TN
Document date: 12-Jan-1874
People discussed: Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891; Joseph Eggleston Johnston
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891; Joseph Eggleston Johnston
Topics discussed - Other terms: Alcohol; Dating; Daughters; Domestic life; Enemies; Entertainment and recreation; Health; International travel; Parent-child relations; Political rivalries; Politics; Relationships; Sociology; Traditional medicine; Travel preparations
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S193-D254-11