Letter from Emery Kirby to His Parents, October 27
 


Citation

“Letter from Emery Kirby to His Parents, October 27,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed April 17, 2024, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/18607.


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Title

Letter from Emery Kirby to His Parents, October 27

Description

This is a letter from Emery Kirby to his parents. Emery writes about moving soon to a new location and tells how to address any mail sent to him. Note: the letter was mailed from Salt Sulphur Springs, Virginia which was before the Civil War. Salt Sulphur Springs became part of the new state of West Virginia in 1863. The letter was sent to a community in Grayson County, Virginia.

Subject

Monroe County (W. Va.)
Letter writing

Date

1855-1865

Format

PDF
Letters (Correspondence)

Extent

2 pages

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Letter_nd_31.pdf

Coverage

Monroe County (W. Va.)
Grayson County (Va.)

Spatial Coverage

https://www.geonames.org/4815213/monroe-county.html
https://www.geonames.org/4761913/grayson-county.html

Temporal Coverage

1850s
1860s

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