Courage & Contradiction

Letter from Mary Jane Boultinghouse to Daniel B. Boultinghouse, January 21, 1864

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Title

Letter from Mary Jane Boultinghouse to Daniel B. Boultinghouse, January 21, 1864

Subject

United States -- Texas -- Williamson County.
War (Civil War).

Description

Letter from Mary Jane Boultinghouse to Daniel B. Boultinghouse. Mary Jane relates the troubles she faces at home, including sick and starving cattle.
The letter is written on paper from "E.W. Talbot/ Dealer in Staple and Fancy Dry Goods/ Boots, Shoes, Hats, Hardware, Crockery/ Groceries, Lumber, Georgetown, TX"
This was one of the last letters Mary Jane wrote to her husband. Daniel Boultinghouse died on February 13, 1864 in Galveston, Texas.

Date

January 21, 1864

Rights

All rights to the images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted for non-profit educational purposes, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information, contact The Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626.

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Language

English

Type

Document

Files

Citation

“Letter from Mary Jane Boultinghouse to Daniel B. Boultinghouse, January 21, 1864,” Courage & Contradiction, accessed October 23, 2017, http://civilwar.williamsonmuseumexhibits.org/items/show/5.