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Rosina Mix papers, 1833-1842.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

Creator: Mix, Rosina, fl. 1833-1878.
Collection number: 2201-z
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Abstract: Letters from John Burbidge, a New Yorker living in Walterboro, S.C., to his cousin, Rosina Mix (later Cropper) in New York City. Burbidge’s letters discuss personal news in addition to national and state politics, which he followed closely. They include references to nullification, slavery, and the Second Seminole War.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Burbidge’s letters include references to slavery, particularly between 1840-1841.

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