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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 2011.036.032
Collection Crutchfield letters Collection
Description A letter written from John H. Lumpkin in Rome to William Crutchfield. The primary focus of his letter is to inform William of potential changes in his career. Lumpkin expresses his desire to settle down, live a simple life, and be with his family. While he has two more years in Congress, he expresses a desire to run for Governor after that.
The letter was folded in such a way that the back page acted as the outer envelope. The letter is addressed to "Mr. Wm Crutchfield Jacksonville, Ala. Her care of Mr. Alexander's Waggoner" from John H. Lumpkin M.C. When the letter is folded up, there is an inscription that reads, "From J.H. Lumpkin on Business--wants a house girl.
Date 1847
Dates of Creation March 16, 1847
Extent of Description 7.75" x 9.75". 2 pages
Additional File Click here to view the transcription.
Accession number 2011.036