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Collection Reference Number GLC04501.057
From Archive Folder Archive of Confederate general & family re: plantation and slaves 
Title David C. Humphreys to Joseph Humphreys regarding a trip from Cincinnati to Springfield
Date 9 November 1847
Author Humphreys, D.C. (fl. 1845)  
Recipient Humphreys, Joseph  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description He describes a trip from Cincinnati to Springfield and discusses corn and wheat crops.
Subjects Travel  Diet and Nutrition  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Slavery  
People Humphreys, David C. (fl. 1845)  Humphreys, Joseph (fl. 1840-1853)  
Place written Chillicothe, Missouri
Theme Agriculture; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Joseph Humphreys was a member of one of the most distinguished families of Kentucky. He was the eldest son of David C. Humphrey, one of Kentucky's most influential and substantial farmers. He married Tobias Gibson's daughter, Miss Sarah T. Gibson, a native of the Parish of Terre Boone, La.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859