Author:ARCHIBALD [ARCHIE] M. MCLAUCHLIN

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Image for 1858 - 1876 ORIGINAL GROUP OF 17 MANUSCRIPT LETTERS HANDWRITTEN BY A NORTH CAROLINA MAN NOW LIVING IN ALABAMA DETAILING TO HIS SISTERS AND BROTHER ALL ABOUT HIS LIFE IN THE DEEP SOUTH BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER THE CIVIL WAR

1858 - 1876 ORIGINAL GROUP OF 17 MANUSCRIPT LETTERS HANDWRITTEN BY A NORTH CAROLINA MAN NOW LIVING IN ALABAMA DETAILING TO HIS SISTERS AND BROTHER ALL ABOUT HIS LIFE IN THE DEEP SOUTH BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER THE CIVIL WAR

By: ARCHIBALD [ARCHIE] M. MCLAUCHLIN

Price: $4,255.99

Publisher: LOWER PEACH TREE WILCOX COUNTY ALABAMA LOWNDES ASH, 1858

Seller ID: 0002376

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a super, original archive of 17 manuscript letters handwritten by teacher and 'farmer', though gardener would be more apt in the early years, Archibald M. McLauchlin, originally of North Carolina, writing from a number of locales over the years all in Alabama, who maintains a correspondence with family back home; sisters Mary and Sarah and brother Neill. [While there are no covers we know the family live in North Carolina.] Archie as he often signs himself writes between 1858 and 1876 mostly from Lower Peach Tree Alabama [13: 1859, 1860 (3), 1866, 1867, 1869 (2), 1870, 1873, 1872, ... View more info

Image for 1870s ORIGINAL GROUP OF FOUR [4] PARTIAL MANUSCRIPT LETTERS OF LIFE, DEATH AND THE LEGACY OF HER HUSBAND

1870s ORIGINAL GROUP OF FOUR [4] PARTIAL MANUSCRIPT LETTERS OF LIFE, DEATH AND THE LEGACY OF HER HUSBAND

By: MRS. ARCHIBALD [ARCHIE] M. MCLAUCHLIN

Price: $1,295.99

Publisher: LOWER PEACH TREE WILCOX COUNTY ALABAMA LOWNDES ASH, 1874

Seller ID: 0002398

Condition: Good


On offer is an interesting group of three [3] partial letters and one [1] complete, 12 pages in all, dated c1870s Lower Peach Tree Alabama. Two of the letters are addressed to 'Dear Sisters' who we believe are Mary and Sarah McLauchlin. The others addressed to Annie. The author is we believe the wife, Kate, of Archibald 'Archie' McLauchlin [whose correspondence we list separately Seller Id# 0002376] passed away sometime in late 1875 or 1876. Archie who had done a good job keeping in touch with his siblings would have been pleased that his wife carried on and kept her sisters-in-law 'in the loo... View more info