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Collection Reference Number GLC03587.24
From Archive Folder Collection of letters to John Cripps, General Gadsden's Secretary 
Title M B to John Cripps discussing a cancelled visit
Date 3 April 1857
Author M.B. (fl. 1857)  
Recipient Cripps, John S.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Expresses his disappointment at Cripps canceling his plans to visit. Describes what the two of them would have done if Cripps came to visit. Written on personal stationery with a "B" imprinted at the top center of page one and on the envelope. Includes a 3 cent stamp depicting George Washington. Postmarked by hand in Rippon, Virginia, 4 April. Possibly written by Mr. Benedict of GLC03587.32 and .34.
Subjects Travel  Friendship  Entertaining and Hospitality  
People Cripps, John S. (fl. 1820-1875)  M.B. (fl. 1857)  
Place written Clifton, Virginia
Theme Government & Politics; The Mexican War
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Cripps was General Gadsden's Secretary and a sawyer by profession.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859