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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Archive of Confederate naval operations: Va. volunteer navy, Tredegar Iron Works
|Aaron Jeffery to his uncle Richard about life at school
|14 January 1874
|Jeffery, Aaron (fl. 1855-1900)
|News about his life at school and the formation of an athletic club. Each member of the group put in 50 cents to purchase a trapeze [from which he fell and muddied his clothing] and "rops with iron rings at the end of them" which you would swing from. Aaron also mentions a "...thing that I never saw before called a whirligig and an acting bar."
|Education Sports and Games Finance Children and Family
|Jeffery, Richard (fl. 1874) Jeffery, Aaron (fl. 1855-1900)
|Education; Children & Family
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945