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Letter from Kezia Payne DePelchin at Memphis to her sister, Sallie Payne, September 17 & 23, 1878

By 1828-1893 Kezia P. (Payne) DePelchin

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14 handwritten pages, writing from a tenement house, nursing a sick woman until death and caring for the dead woman's child, Arthur

Topics: Yellow fever--Mississippi River Valley--History--19th century, Yellow fever--History--United States, Disease outbreaks--History--United States, Tenement houses--Memphis (Tenn.), Labor, Race relations, Religion, Technology
Publisher: Rice University
Year: 1878
OAI identifier: oai:scholarship.rice.edu:1911/27236
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