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Letter from Almira Smith Lyman to Benjamin Smith Lyman

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Title:
Letter from Almira Smith Lyman to Benjamin Smith Lyman
Description:
From mother; discusses news from home including that Mary is still ill but she is feeling better, Captain James H. Witherell passed away after being injured in battle, and she hopes that this war will be over soon. Includes a brief note that was in the leather cuffs she sent, and an envelope.
Creator:
Lyman, Almira Smith, 1799-1871
Recipient:
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
Date:
June 20, 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:
7 p.
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Place of origin:
Northampton (Mass.)
Language:
English
Identifier:
mums634-b001-i025