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Guide to the D. Spreacher Letter MSS.2273

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University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
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October 2010

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English

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Collection Title:

D. Spreacher Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2273

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (One letter)

Dates:

1866 March 26

Abstract:

Letter from a Christian minister (possibly Lutheran) in Jonesboro, Illinois, to his friend George Schramm in Farmington, Iowa. The letter discusses a growing church membership in his area. He also discusses at length national politics, U.S. Army deserters during the Civil War, and former slaves in the south, saying, "God pity the poor negro."

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Processed by Christen Robichaud, 2010

Biographical/Historical note

D. Spreacher lived in Jonesboro, Illinois. George Schramm lived in Farmington, Iowa.

Scope and Contents note

Letter from a Christian minister (possibly Lutheran) in Jonesboro, Illinois, to his friend George Schramm in Farmington, Iowa. The letter discusses a growing church membership in his area. He also discusses at length national politics, U.S. Army deserters during the Civil War, and former slaves in the south, saying, "God pity the poor negro."

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D. Spreacher Letter, W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Acquisition Information:

Donated by Wade Hall, 2006

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none

D. Spreacher Letter Box SC0044 Folder 2273.01

Letter from D. Spreacher, Jonesboro, Illinois, to George Schramm, Farmington, Iowa, March 26, 1866 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44488