A Guide to the Letters to W. S. Harris, 1863 Harris, W. S. Letters to Ms2013-065

Letters to W. S. Harris, 1863

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2013-065


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Language
Ms2013-065
Title
Letters to W. S. Harris, 1863
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Cahill (?), D. C.; Puller, John
Language
English
Abstract
The collection contains three letters to W. S. Harris, two by John Puller (July and August 1863) and one by D. C. Cahill(?) (April 1863).

Adminstrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Letters to W. S. Harris must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Letters to W. S. Harris, Ms2013-065, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Letters to W. S. Harris was acquired by Special Collections prior to 2006.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Letters to W. S. Harris was completed in September 2013.


Scope and Content

The collection contains three letters to W. S. Harris, two by John Puller (July and August 1863) and one by D. C. Cahill(?) (April 1863). Puller's letters, written from Petersburg, Virginia, discuss a series of business transactions (the buying and selling of farm animals and equipment) between Puller and Harris. The letter from Cahill, written at Camp Narrows, talks about Harris helping to send or bring Cahill new pants and a new coat.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Harris, W. S.
  • Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • Petersburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Contents List

Folder 1
Letters, 1863

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Cahill (?), D. C.
  • Harris, W. S.
  • Puller, John