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Letter, 1864, of Mary Blair (Burwell) McCarty, of Richmond, Va., to Harriet Boswell (Alexander) Caperton, of Union, Monroe County, W. Va., concerning in part, Isabella, an African-American slave.

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Description

Concerning wartime prices and social conditions in Richmond, the loss of labor with the devaluation of Confederate money and later with the emancipation of slaves, and Mrs. McCarty's political opinions.

Date

1864-09-18