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Catalog Number CC2014.4.17
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 Washington, Sunday, not dated) to "My dear little Hunt" (Hunter Russell Booker), describing Dick's (Richard Marshall Booker) convalescence; warning not to "provoke those invincible Semples"; visiting Capitol grounds; travel to and Christmas festivities at Mollie and Major von Schilling's home in Washington; cold weather; request for recipient and Marsh (Marshall Armistead von Schilling) to spend Christmas day in Washington; request for "Sis" (Nannie Booker Jones) to send a wrapper pattern; children of Mollie and Major Franz von Schilling, "Little Marsh" (Leopold Marshall von Schilling?) and Ilma; and request for recipient to "Kiss little Georgie & Willie for me" (George Wray Booker and Emily "Willie" Booker?).
People Booker, Ann Massenburg
Booker, Hunter Russell, Sr.
Booker, Marshall Armistead
Booker, Richard Marshall, Sr. ("Dick")
von Schilling, Franz Wilhelm
von Schilling, Mollie (Mary) Booker
Jones, Nannie Booker ("Sis" or "Tissie"; Mrs. Eldred Simpkins Jones)
von Schilling, Ilma
von Schilling, Leopold Marshall
Booker, George Wray
Booker, Emily Wray
Topics Reconstruction Era
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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