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Catalog Number 2014.4.1
Title Patriotic Envelope: "Dis chile's CONTRABAN'"
Collection General Collection
Object Type Envelope
Description/Scope & Content Envelope with image of stone fortification (labeled "Fortress Monroe") and men: "Come back here, you black rascal" and "Can't come back nohow, massa; Dis chile's CONTRABAN'". Mailed to Miss Hennie E. Patterson, Webster Mills, Fulton County, Pennsylvania; postmark Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Oct. 9 186[4?].
Topics Civil War
Contrabands/Freedpeople
Slavery/Slaves
Place Names District--Fort Monroe
Structure--Main Gate
Media/Interactives
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