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Collection Reference Number GLC01896.142
From Archive Folder Archive of Confederate naval operations: Va. volunteer navy, Tredegar Iron Works 
Title A.J. Swift to Aaron Jeffery asking for news of family
Date 15 June [1901]
Author Swift, A.J. (fl. 1890-1900)  
Recipient Jeffery, Aaron  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects Health and Medical  Malaria  Travel  Children and Family  
People Ferguson, W. G. (fl. 1890-1901)  Jeffery, Richard W. (fl. 1855-1899)  
Place written New Orleans
Theme Children & Family; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945