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Civilian Life, 1863

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 9
Identifier: Folder 9

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.

Dates

  • 1863

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Extent

From the Collection: 5.38 Linear Feet (Contains 10 document boxes, 2 index file cabinets, and 1 map case folder)

Language

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:

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