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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Archive of Confederate naval operations: Va. volunteer navy, Tredegar Iron Works
|A.J. Swift to Aaron Jeffery asking for news of family
|15 June 
|Swift, A.J. (fl. 1890-1900)
|Apologizes for not writing sooner but his loss of sight made writing very difficult and his life very miserable. He enquires about the well-being of his "dear Cousin," reports that Mag has been sick with "cold pains in all her limbs" [symptoms of malaria] and the prospects for leaving New Orleans for Alabama on the advice of their doctor who claims that a "change of air" will cure "Mag's" malaria. Mentions news of family and acquaintances.
|Health and Medical Malaria Travel Children and Family
|Ferguson, W. G. (fl. 1890-1901) Jeffery, Richard W. (fl. 1855-1899)
|Children & Family; Health & Medicine
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945