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Letter from Augusta Jane Evans to her aunt, December 4, 1860

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Type: Letters (correspondence) | Text
Creator: Evans, Augusta J. (Augusta Jane), 1835-1909
Title: Letter from Augusta Jane Evans to her aunt, December 4, 1860
Date: 1860 Dec. 4
Description: Georgia author Augusta Jane Evans writes to her aunt December 4, 1860 to dispel rumors that she is to marry a Mr. Spalding, who is purportedly "a Black Republican" and the editor of the World. Evans may be referring to James Reed Spalding, the editor of the New York-based newspaper, The World.
Subjects: Spalding, James Reed, 1821-1872 | Courtship--Georgia | Columbus (Ga.) | Muscogee County (Ga.)
Contributors: Columbus State University. Archives
Online Publisher: Columbus, Ga. : Columbus State University, Schwob Library, Archives, 2005
Original Material: Letter from Augusta Jane Evans to Mrs. G. W. French, January 13, 1861, Box 1, Folder 9, Louise Jones Dubose Papers, Columbus State University Archives
Rights and Usage: Permission to publish original material from the Louise Jones Dubose Papers must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required: [Title of Collection], Columbus State University Archives, Columbus, Georgia.
Persistent Link to Item: http://archives.columbusstate.edu/LGunbyJonesDubose/auntletter2.php

Related Institutions: Columbus State University. Archives
Collection Information: Louise Jones DuBose Papers