The full content of this document is only available to subscribing institutions. More information can be found via

Collection Reference Number GLC04501.065
From Archive Folder Archive of Confederate general & family re: plantation and slaves 
Title Claude Gibson to Tobias Gibson regarding examinations and a dream
Date 22 March 1852
Author Gibson, Claude (fl. 1852-1858)  
Recipient Gibson, Tobias  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He is preparing for examinations and does not have time to write very often. He tells of a dream which he believes means he should learn to play the flute.
Subjects Education  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  Superstition  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  Children and Family  Slavery  
People Gibson, Claude (fl. 1852-1858)  Gibson, Tobias (fl. 1842-1865)  
Place written Andover, Massachusetts
Theme Education; Arts & Literature; Children & Family; 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