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Guide to the James Strother Caller letter MSS.0263

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University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2008

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-12-04T20:34-0600

Language Usage:

English

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2012
Collection Title:

James Strother Caller letter

Unit ID:

MSS.0263

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

433
Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (1 item, 1 piece)

Dates:

1852 August 2

Abstract:

Letter written by Caller, dated 2 August 1852, from Gosport, Clarke County, Alabama, to Messrs. Jno. A. Winston &c, commission merchants of Mobile, Alabama, asking for a correction on the account of W. McConnell

creator

Caller, James Strother

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a letter written by Caller, dated 2 August 1852, from Gosport, Clarke County, Alabama, to Messrs. Jno. A. Winston &c, commission merchants of Mobile, Alabama, asking for a correction on the account of W. McConnell.

Preferred Citation:

James Strother Caller letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

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unknown

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None

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Biographical/Historical note

James Strother Caller was born on 8 May 1810 in Washington County, Alabama, son of Col. James and Winifred Duke Caller. He fought in the Creek and Seminole Wars in 1836.

Caller married Jane Frances Marks on 16 October 1842. The couple had six children: (1) Greene Duke (1843-1853); (2) Mary Alice (1845-1907); (3) Edward M. (1847-1873); (4) Maria Rebecca (1853-1944); (5) Sarah Chandler Pearl (1863-1931); and (6) John Fleming (1866-1938).

He died on 25 December 1870 in Clarke County, Alabama.

Processing Information:

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unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012

Source(s)

Alabama (localbroad)

Banks and banking (lcsh)

Business and Labor (localbroad)

Clarke County (Ala.) (lcsh)

Correspondence (aat)

Letter Box 433