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[Letter] 1850 Jul. 17 [to] Alex[ander D. Coffee] / Andrew J[ackson] Coffee : a machine readable transcription of an image

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Coffee, Andrew Jackson

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This document is a letter written from Andrew Jackson Coffee to his brother Alexander D. Coffee, dated July 17, 1850. The letter speaks of family matters, such as taking over guardianship of their nephew, John Coffee, and the birth of Andrew's new son. The letter also speaks of events going on in the country, such as General Taylor's death, disputes over the boundary line of Texas, and the prediction by Andrew that a Civil War is imminent if the South does not get to keep its rights to owning slaves.Local identification number: um016
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Created Date:
1796/1850
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Http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/This work is the property of the University of Memphis Libraries, Special Collections Department, Ned R. McWherter Library, Memphis, TN. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching, and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text. For all other use contact the University of Memphis Libraries, 126 Ned R. McWherter Library, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152-6500.
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