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Collection Reference Number GLC02181.10
From Archive Folder Letters to John H. Powers 
Title Jacob N. Perkins to "Friend James"
Date 23 July 1860
Author Perkins, Jacob N. (fl. 1860 1864)  
Recipient Powers, John H.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Signed "Jacob N Perkins"
Subjects Friendship  
People Perkins, Jacob N. (fl. 1860 1864)  Powers, John H. (fl. 1858-1877)  
Place written Hartford, Vermont
Theme Education
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Letters written to a private in the first Vermont Cavalry from friends and schoolmates at Newbury Seminary, and fraternity brothers from Wesleyan College. Some of the letters are from soldiers in the field, while others are from civilians writing about the war and their work at home. Letters discuss political climate, college courses, the trials of teaching, and the war. Eleven letters are from Jacob N. Perkins, describing in detail his teaching in school in North Hartland.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Friend  
Civil War: Unit 1st Vermont Cavalry