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J. Washburn Civil War Letter
Wyles SC 289  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: J. Washburn Civil War Letter,
    Date (inclusive): 1861
    Collection Number: Wyles SC 289
    Creator: Washburn (J.)
    Extent: .01 linear feet (1 folder)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Vault
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    J. Washburn Civil War Letter. Wyles SC 289. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 1978.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    One four-page Civil War letter (ALS) from J. Washburn to his brother, defending the Confederacy, about a month after the attack on Fort Sumter. Washburn had recently visited his brother, possibly in Princeton, and he describes at length the opposing views that the two have on causes for the differences between the South and the North. Savannah, GA, May 16, 1861.