1853 Natchez Handwritten Letter, Yellow Fever, Norton For Sale
1853 Natchez Handwritten Letter, Yellow Fever, Norton
Handwritten letter of D.C. Norton, 20 Miles from Natchez, where he went to escape the Yellow Fever. To Sarah, a woman he met in Ohio, apotential beau.
Well written. On return to the "Sunny south" found "instead of sunshine & Gayety a general gloom...the Yellow fever was desolating many happy homes ; a general gloom hung like a pale over the Whole Community."
The writer escaped and is 20 miles away, living ina wholesale grocery store while he awaits his return to Natchez.
Size: 3pp, 8.25" x 10.25"
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