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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the W. Swarthout Letter, 1839



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Swarthout, W.
Title: W. Swarthout Letter,
Dates: 1839
Abstract: Letter from W. Swarthout to George L. Turberville, discussing yellow fever, cotton and slaves.
Extent: 1 item
Laguage: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Letter from W. Swarthout, written from Vicksburg, Mississippi, to George L. Turberville, Chantilly, Virginia, September 28, 1839.

Swarthout addresses the yellow fever in Natchez, Mississippi and New Orleans, Louisiana; the cotton crop in Mississippi; and Turberville's slaves.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Cotton--Mississippi--Archival sources.
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century.
Yellow fever--Mississippi--Natchez.
Yellow fever--New Orleans.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

W. Swarthout Letter, 1839, Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

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2J24 Letter from W. Swarthout to George L. Turberville, 1857

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