Civilian Life, 1863
Scope and Contents
Primarily Letters from James Ryder Randall, a shipping agent for Power, Lowe & Co., in Wilmington, to Kate Hammond, his fiancée, near Hamburg, SC. Randall’s duties included entering and clearing vessels at the Custom House and discharging them. He named several blockade runners and their success and failures. Randall mentioned some of his speculations and occasionally asked Kate for a list of personal items she’d like ordered whenever a blockade runner went out.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
From the Collection: 5.38 Linear Feet (Contains 10 document boxes, 2 index file cabinets, and 1 map case folder)
From the Collection: English