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Collection Reference Number GLC04501.088
From Archive Folder Archive of Confederate general & family re: plantation and slaves 
Title Claude Gibson to Tobias Gibson regarding his studies
Date 8 October 1858
Author Gibson, Claude (fl. 1852-1858)  
Recipient Gibson, Tobias  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He, Toby and John McKinley Gibson are studying in Heidelberg. Mr. Preston has been appointed Minister to Spain.
Subjects Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Diplomacy  Government and Civics  Travel  Education  Children and Family  Slavery  
People Gibson, Claude (fl. 1852-1858)  Gibson, Tobias (fl. 1842-1865)  
Place written Heidelberg, Germany
Theme Foreign Affairs; Government & Politics; Children & Family; Education; 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