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Letter from Almira Smith Lyman to James Fowler Lyman

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Title:
Letter from Almira Smith Lyman to James Fowler Lyman
Description:
From mother; Relays updates from home including news that Mrs. Dewey has passed away, she heard in the paper that Secretary General Hammond was suspected of fraud, Captain James H. Witherell was wounded in a recent battle, and she hopes the war will end soon.
Creator:
Lyman, Almira Smith, 1799-1871
Recipient:
Lyman, James Fowler, 1830-1899
Date:
May 27, 1864
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 001 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Lyman Family Papers
Series:
Series 1. Manuscripts
Subjects:
United States
History
Civil War, 1861-1865
Extent:
4 p.
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Place of origin:
Northampton (Mass.)
Language:
English
Identifier:
mums634-b001-i024