George Nicholas Sanders Family Papers 1833-1973 (bulk 1833-1900)

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George Nicholas Sanders Family Papers, 1833-1973, (bulk 1833-1900)

George Nicholas Sanders Family Papers 1833-1973 (bulk 1833-1900)

Financier, lobbyist, and Confederate agent in Europe. Mainly journals of Anna J. Sanders, wife of George Nicholas Sanders, and correspondence to and from George Nicholas Sanders and other members of the Sanders family relating to mid-nineteenth century politics, social life, and the Civil War. Subjects include the activities of George Nicholas Sanders and the wartime imprisonment and death of their son, Reid Sanders, as a Confederate soldier.

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