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    • John A. Warder letter, 1852 November 15

    • Affleck, Thomas, 1812-1868.; Horticulture--United States--Societies, etc.; Southern States--Intellectual life--19th century.
    • Letter from Jno [John] A. Warder, horticulturist and editor of the Western Horticultural Review, to Thomas Affleck. Warder mentions Afflecks recent appointment to a committee in one of the many societies Warder was associated with (probably the...
    • Thomas Affleck letter, 1851 November 7

    • De Bow, J. D. B. (James Dunwoody Brownson), 1820-1867.; De Bow's review of the southern and western states.; Agriculture--Southern States--Periodicals.; Southern States--Intellectual life--19th century.
    • Letter (in letterbook) from Thomas Affleck to J.D.B. DeBow of New Orleans, editor and publisher of DeBows Review. DeBow shared Afflecks commitment to scientific agriculture and development of southern publications. In response to DeBows request,...
    • Antoine Doussan to Auguste Doussan, 1844 Aug. 3

    • Doussan, Antoine J.; Doussan, Auguste Alexandre; Baton Rouge (La.)--History--19th Century; Louisiana--Climate--19th Century; Floods--Mississippi River--19th Century; Levees--Louisiana; Botany--Study and Teaching--France--19th Century; Books and...
    • Baton Rouge, August 3, 1844, Antoine Doussan to Auguste Doussan. The Herbier Général has arrived. Doussan relates the unusual weather that has marked the past year with floods and levee breaks on the Mississippi River all the way up to St. Louis,...
    • Antoine Doussan to Auguste Doussan, 1843 Nov. 15

    • Doussan, Antoine J.; Doussan, Auguste Alexandre; Doussan, Louise Perrin; Baton Rouge (La.)--History--19th Century; French Americans--Louisiana; Books and Reading--Louisiana--19th Century; Books and Reading--France--19th Century
    • Baton Rouge, November 15, 1843, Antoine Doussan to Auguste Doussan. Antoine recommends the Courrier des États-Unis to Auguste as the best Franco-American gazette. Antoine is impatiently awaiting the Herbier Général de l'Amateur, which he has...
    • Antoine Doussan to Auguste Doussan, 1827 Dec. 5

    • Doussan, Antoine J.; Doussan, Auguste Alexandre; French Americans--Louisiana; Baton Rouge (La.)--History--19th Century; Paris (France)--History--19th Century; Botany--Study and Teaching--France--19th Century; Medicine--Study and...
    • Baton Rouge, December 5, 1827, Antoine Doussan to Auguste Doussan at Hôtel des Abeilles, Rue du Foin St. Jacques, Paris. Antoine advises Auguste not to dwell on botany to the exclusion of the sciences of healing and to study botany as a doctor,...
    • E. John Ellis diary, 1865 February-March (vol. 1)

    • Ellis, Ezekiel John, 1840-1889.; Johnson Island Prison.; Prisoners of war--Ohio.; Missionary Ridge, Battle of, Tenn., 1863--Personal narratives, Confederate.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes.; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Volume one of Ezekiel John Ellis' diary (February-March 1865) begins with a retrospective account by Ellis of the events leading up to the Civil War and his service in the war before his capture and imprisonment at Johnson Island in 1863. This...
    • E. John Ellis diary, 1865 April-October (vol. 2)

    • Ellis, Ezekiel John, 1840-1889.; Johnson Island Prison.; Prisoners of war--Ohio.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Fiction.; Secession--Southern States.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.; United States--Politics and...
    • In volume two of Ezekiel John Ellis' diary (April-October 1865), Ellis documents his daily observations and experiences as a prisoner of war. He considers the justification for war, the defeat of the Confederate States, and the political...
    • The "All-American" family of Maplewood

    • Families; Suburban life; Living rooms; Reading; Children
    • Newspaper photograph and caption: "The 'All-American' family of Maplewood, typical in many ways of the residents of this new city, which lives in the house shown at the right, are pictured here in the living room of their six-room cottage with the...
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1865 February 3

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893.; Soul, Pierre, 1801-1870.; American Confederate voluntary exiles--Mexico.; Columbus (Miss.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Columbus, Miss., to Charles Gayarré describes the country as crowded with ""whipped men and reconstructionists." He also discusses a possible stand west of the Mississippi River, the flight of Pierre Soule to Mexico, and...
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1865 January 31

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Benjamin, J. p.), (Judah Philip), 1811-1884.; Sherman's March to the Sea.; Slaves--Emancipation--United States.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Peace.; Confederate States of America--Politics and...
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, South Carolina, to Charles Gayarré discusses hard times in the Confederate government and army, Sherman's march to the sea, prospects of peace, and slave emancipation. He also contrasts the calmness of Judah P. Benjamin...
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1863 October 12

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.; Memminger, C. G. (Christopher Gustavus), 1803-1888.; Soul, Pierre, 1801-1870.; Confederate States of America--Politics and government.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Alabama, to Charles Gayarré discusses hard times, the ""black villainy"" of Wilson, Gayarre's adversity, a visit with Jefferson Davis and the Confederate cabinet, the despair of C.G. Meminger over Confederate currency,the...
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1861 August 28

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Generals--Confederate States of America.; Confederate States of America--Politics and government.
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Richmond, Va., to Charles Gayarré discusses the possible appointment of John Slidell, whom he derisively calls ""King John," to Europe; the inability of Jefferson Davis to deal effectively with politicians; the...

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