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John N.L. Cummings correspondence : Guyandotte, Va. [i.e. West Va.], 1812-1841.
BANC MSS 76/143 z box 1
Collection Overview

Title:

John N.L. Cummings correspondence : Guyandotte, Va. [i.e. West Va.], 1812-1841
John Norris Levande Cummings correspondence

Creator/Contributor:

Cummings, John N. L. (John Norris Levande), creator, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Cummings, Mary Susan Wright, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Cummings, Jeny, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Wright, John, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Hills, Jonathon, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Hills, Elizur, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Hills, Happy, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Forbs, Hart, correspondent.

Abstract:

Contains 47 handwritten letters primarily between John N.L. Cummings and his wife, Mary Susan Cummings (nee Wright) and other related family members. Includes love letters, and general correspondence including letters concerning an American merchant ship running a British blockade. Includes numerous letters of the Hills family in Hartford, Connecticut [it is unclear what the relationship was between the Hills and Cummings families]. The letters are mostly addressed from towns and locations throughout the American South and some other areas including Guyandotte, Virginia [i.e. West Virginia], Charleston, South Carolina, Savannah, Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, Natchez, Mississippi, Nachitoches, Louisiana, Cincinnati, Ohio, St. Louis, Missouri, and Bermuda. Also contains a preliminary list of contents.

Date:

1812 (issued)

Subject:

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Cummings, John N. L. (John Norris Levande) -- Correspondence
Cummings, Mary Susan Wright -- Correspondence
Cummings, Jeny -- Correspondence
Wright, John -- Correspondence
Hills, Jonathon -- Correspondence
Hills, Elizur -- Correspondence
Hills, Happy -- Correspondence
Southern States -- Social life and customs

Note:

John N. L. Cummings correspondence : Guyandotte, Va. [i.e. West Va.], 1812-1841, BANC MSS 76/143 z, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Deposit ; 19410328.
John Norris Levande Cummings was an agent for a British hunting company which arranged hunting trips west of the Mississippi River in the southwestern part of what is now the United States.
In English.
Preliminary list of contents available in the library.

Type:

Love letters.

Physical Description:

print
1 oversize box (0.4 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 76/143 z box 1

Origin:

California