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1 August 1863: “Myself and family are well, and feel considerably relieved since the departure of the Yankees, whom we found to be anything but pleasant neighbors.”

Item Description: Letter, dated 1 August 1863, from Ruffin Thomson while studying at the University of Mississippi to someone he addresses as “doctor.” A portion of the letter appears to be missing. More about Ruffin Thomson: Thomson was the oldest child … Continue reading

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