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Record Date:

11/26/1864

Record Type:

Letter

Record Call No.

Mss2 M1278 b 5

Record Title

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.

Document Notes:

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.

City:

Richmond

State:

VA

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