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Catalog Number CC2014.4.13
Credit line Courtesy of Dr. Jean Marshall von Schilling.
Collection Community Collection
Object Type Digital Gift
Description/Scope & Content Letter from Ann Massenburg Booker (at Sherwood, August 24, 1873), to son Hunter Russell Booker ("Hunt"), describing activities of and letters from brothers Harry, Marshall, Johnnie, and Dick; Hunt's activities in New York including sight-seeing, purchasing clothing, economy and saving part of income, networking and social connections, and employment with Mr. Clark; plan to allow Hunt to return to Hampton to attend Academy while living at Sherwood and assisting with delivering milk and raising livestock; and status of re-opening Hampton Academy, help from Peabody fund, and people "trying to get places in it".
People Booker, Ann Massenburg
Booker, Hunter Russell, Sr.
Booker, Henry Wise ("Harry")
Booker, Marshall Armistead
Downey, Mrs.
Massenburg, Tom
Phillips, Jefferson Curle (CSA Army)
Hickman, Charles
Clark, Mr.
Massenburg, Dixie
Booker, Richard Marshall, Sr. ("Dick")
Jones, Jesse Simpkins, Capt.
White, Mr.
Kane, Col.
Lowe, Gov.
Booker, John
Topics Reconstruction Era
Farming/Agriculture
Education/Schools
Place Names District--Langley (LAFB/LaRC)
Structure--Sherwood Plantation
District08--Downtown
Structure--Hampton Academy (1875)
Media/Interactives Transcript of letter. Open document in new window to view at full size.



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