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Ellis Davis [enslaved] to Mistress Anna

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Item Information

Title

Ellis Davis [enslaved] to Mistress Anna

Subject

Nurse (Mammy) to other

Description

Letter from slave (Ellis Davis) to white woman, reporting news about people and Augusta. Ends with, I am still your old mam[m]y affectionately, Ellin Davis.

Creator

Ellin Davis, former mammy (Nurse)

Source

Stephen D. Heard papers, 1758-1889 (bulk 1840-1874) [manuscript].
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Date

22 October 1865

Identifier

01478_0189_0032
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