From Jacob Hall to Mary Hall

Title: From Jacob Hall to Mary Hall
Creator: Jacob Hall
Description: This letter, dated October 25, 1862, was written by Jacob Hall in Washington, DC to his daughter Mary Hall, who was staying with her aunt and uncle. Jacob writes of political bickering between “Secretary Smith” and “Assistant Secretary Usher,” as well as news from his and Mary’s home town: “Quantrill and his band” took almost all their horses, and the next week “Confederates” confiscated much of their food stores, crops, and two mules, refusing to compensate Jacob’s wife.
Date original: October 25, 1862
Owning organization: Jackson County Historical Society
Document Type: letter
Publication Statement: Jacob Hall Family Papers, Box 2.00: Folder 16
Organization location: For more information on using this image, contact the Jackson County Historical Society at: P.O. Box 4241, Independence, MO 64051-4241, Phone: (816) 252-7454, E-mail: Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Jackson County Historical Society. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Jackson County Historical Society.
Page Type: Digital Repository Object
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