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Collection Reference Number GLC00919.25.24
From Archive Folder Collection of Elias W. Beach 
Title Dane to a friend or family member, Carrie, away at school
Date 5 November 1862
Author Dane (fl. 1862)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written to a friend (or family member) away at school. Comments on news of friends, family, and recent events in Chester. Writes, "Since you left here our village population has been honorably in[creased] by a colony of Negroes- bucks, wenches... how would you like to live in a house with a negro family? Benj Bright has got home again and brought a negro with him dont you think we will have enough negroes soon?"
Subjects African American History  Slavery  Freemen  Women's History  
People Beach, Elias William (1841-1921)  
Place written Chester, Ohio
Theme The American Civil War; Education; African Americans
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