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McCulough, Jennet, fl. 1861 to Sarah Ogden

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06559.120 Author/Creator: McCulough, Jennet, fl. 1861 Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 27 May 1861 Pagination: 1 p. : envelope ; 26 x 21 cm. Order a Copy

Writes from "Barton." Thanks Ogden for taking care of her husband during his illness. Says soldiers' pay is low, so she does not have much money but will find another way to offer her thanks.

Ogden, Sarah Morris Perot, 1831-1912

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