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Van Sean Civil War letter

 Collection — Box: 158
Identifier: MSS 0-250

Scope and Contents

The four-page letter by "Your kinsman, T. Zand Davis," to "Dear Jim," from Greenville, Virginia, warns against Yankees and indicates that it was written to a Confederate soldier by a very solicitous "kinsman." The letter demonstrates the degree of contempt that the Confederates felt toward the Yankees.


  • Other: Majority of material found in December 4, 1894
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/01/1960


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


2.00 items (1 folder.)

0 Linear Feet

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Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Mrs. Robert G. Ford

Processing Information

Processed July 1965

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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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