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Guide to the Marcia Rice Letter MSS.2607

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Finding aid prepared by Lydia Wommack

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

November 2009.

Creation:

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Marcia Rice Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2607

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet 1 letter

Dates:

1844 March 18

Abstract:

Marcia Rice writes to parents, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Munn of Dummerston, Vermont, from St. Louis, Missouri while on a trip with her husband. They made a stop in New Orleans where she visited the site of the Battle of New Orleans.

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Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2009.

Preferred Citation:

Marcia Rice Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Scope and Contents note

Marcia Rice writes to parents, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Munn of Dummerston, Vermont, from St. Louis, Missouri while on a trip with her husband. They made a stop in New Orleans where she visited the site of the Battle of New Orleans and traced General Jackson's footsteps. She also collected a musket ball from the battle grounds and saw the foundations of a monument to be erected in honor of the battle.

She will wait with friends in St. Louis for two months while her husband travels to Arkansas to attend to business.

Biographical/Historical note

Marcia Rice writes to parents, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Munn of Dummerston, Vermont from St. Louis, Missouri while on a trip with her husband. They made a stop in New Orleans where she visited the site of the Battle of New Orleans.

Marcia Rice Letter Box SC0029 Folder 2607.1