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Hutson, Charles J. (1842-1902) to Charley

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08165.07 Author/Creator: Hutson, Charles J. (1842-1902) Place Written: Jericho, South Carolina Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 11 May 1859 Pagination: 4 p.

Says it seems like Charley is having fun at Columbia (South Carolina College) but hopes he is studying. Wishes he could be there for the spring months and see the Tournament. Talks of country living and that he is physically but not mentally active. Reports that he went to Pocotaligo, S.C. and saw William Gilmore Simms. Mentions friends Townsend and Longstreet. Asks Charley to sell his bed furniture. William Gilmore Simms was a popular romance author from South Carolina. Hutson graduated from South Carolina College in 1859.

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