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Collection Reference Number GLC04501.061
From Archive Folder Archive of Confederate general & family re: plantation and slaves 
Title Ann L. Higgins to her brother, Tobias Gibson, regarding the health of Tobias' wife
Date 19 November 1850
Author Higgins, Ann L. (fl. 1850)  
Recipient Gibson, Tobias  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Louisiana, Tobias' wife, is ill. Ann tried to get a minister to visit Louisiana, but she refused to see him. She also discusses a man whose fiancée made him switch churches.
Subjects Woman Author  Women's History  Health and Medical  Religion  Marriage  Slavery  
People Higgins, Ann L. (fl. 1850)  Gibson, Tobias (fl. 1842-1865)  
Place written Lexington, Kentucky
Theme Women in American History; Health & Medicine; Religion; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Tobias Gibson was a plantation owner and owned four estates: Greenwood, Magnolia, Hollywood, and Live Oak. He resided primarily in Lexington, Kentucky, but was one of the wealthiest cotton and sugar planters of the Mississippi Valley.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859