Harris, W. S. Letters to

Letters to W. S. Harris, 1863 Ms.2013.065


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2013.065
Title
Letters to W. S. Harris,1863
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv01249.xml
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
Cahill(?), D. C.
Creator
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).

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

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

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

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

Container List

folder 1
Letters,
1863