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18 March 1863: “…Be not troubled with any of my relatives as they have no reason & will give you a great deal of annoyance if you listen to all their wants.”

Item description: In this letter, 18 March 1863, James Cathcart Johnston, a planter in eastern North Carolina, wrote to his friend Mr. Henry J. Futrell about a shipment of tools that he would convey via a third party. Clandestine movement … Continue reading

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