1895 - 1897 ORIGINAL GROUP OF MANUSCRIPT LETTERS [6] HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG MAN KEEPING IN TOUCH WITH HIS MOTHER IN TENNESSEE WHILE HE WORKS HIS WAYS THROUGH THE TIMBERLANDS OF MISSISSIPPI

By: EDWARD B. CURRIE

Price: $1,185.99

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On offer are six [6] charming, fascinating late 19th Century manuscript letters handwritten by Edward B. Currie who is working his way through Mississippi between 1895 to 1897 writing back home to Tennessee. Written in pencil the naïve letters all originate from different towns in Mississippi; Olive Branch, Byhalia (2), Tupelo, Amory, and Kelly written to his mother in Henning, Tennessee. The son appears to be with a work crew of some type likely timber or logging business. He mentions that Artesian is a town with 2 negroes to 1 white. Also says that they have a nice set of boys in his crew but they don't know much. VG.

Title: 1895 - 1897 ORIGINAL GROUP OF MANUSCRIPT LETTERS [6] HANDWRITTEN BY A YOUNG MAN KEEPING IN TOUCH WITH HIS MOTHER IN TENNESSEE WHILE HE WORKS HIS WAYS THROUGH THE TIMBERLANDS OF MISSISSIPPI

Author Name: EDWARD B. CURRIE

Categories: Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 19th Century Manuscript, 19th Century Ephemera,

Publisher: Mississippi, TUPELO, 1895

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 0002317

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