Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 31 of a continuing series (currently 31 volumes) showcasing an edited collection of documents by and about Ulysses S. Grant. Materials in the series span the dates of 1837-1885; volume 31 spans the dates of January 1, 1883-July 23, 1885.
Slavery; Lynching; Hanging; Secession; Christmas; Mississippi; Hinds County (Miss.)
Letter to Eudora Hobbs in Salem, North Carolina, from her cousin, N. H. Boyd, in Jackson, Mississippi, regarding Christmas happenings and other family news. Boyd mentions a postponed hanging of two slaves, one for killing an overseer and one for...