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Hooper Family letters, 1861 April
Wyles SC 951
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Title:

Hooper Family letters, 1861 April

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Three letters (ALS) from Ann (Sturgis) Hooper [wife of Masachusetts Congressman Samuel Hooper] and daughters Annie and Alice, Aprill 1861. Written to Samuel Hooper at the outbreak of the Civil War and describing the uncertain climate in the Washington area at the time, as learned from their prominent social contacts with Charles Sumner, Secretary Hay, Gen. Scott, Col. Washington, Sen. Preston King, William Pennington of Maryland and others. Topics include mob rule in Maryland, union or secession loyalties of various leaders, proposed military maneuvers, and imminent attacks on Washington. .02 linear feet (1 folder).

Date:

1861 (issued)

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Cite as: [Identification of item], Hooper Family letters, Wyles SC 951. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Physical Description:

0.015 linear feet

Language:

English

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Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

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Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.