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Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1889-1978) to Children

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09587.360 Author/Creator: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1889-1978) Place Written: Roanoke, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 27 January 1977 Pagination: 2 p. ; 26.5 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Letter from Cordelia Williams. She says she was listening to the news when "you" called and took her mind off of everything. She wonders why Harold and Mattie "did that." She talks about the weather and says that Carter is pardoning the draft evaders, which is being praised and criticized. Cordelia thinks it is the right thing. Next week is Groundhog Day. She hopes that Donald will take care of himself. She signs off with love and blessings.

People: Williams, Cordelia Shelton (1884-1978)
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Williams, H. Hamilton (1911-1981)
Twitty, Donald (fl. 1976)

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryChildren and FamilyMothersPoliticsGovernment and CivicsVietnam WarDraft

Sub Era: The Seventies

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