Jane Hyde Hall Liddell Battle papers, 1693-1930.

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Battle, Jane Hyde Hall Liddell, 1866-1952,. Jane Hyde Hall Liddell Battle papers, 1693-1930.

Jane Hyde Hall Liddell Battle papers, 1693-1930.

Unrelated letters collected for their autograph value by Jane Battle and a few personal letters to S. Westray Battle. Included are the following: an order, 1693, presumably from King Charles II of Spain, to officials in Mexico; a letter, 1780, from Abner Nash (1740-1786) about North Carolina troops; a letter, 1852, from John Tyler (1790-1862) with comments on current events; a letter, September 1864, from Benjamin Cummings Truman (1835-1916) predicting Sherman's march from Atlanta to Savannah; a letter, 1864, from Brig. Gen. W. L. Quarles, C.S.A., to North Carolina Governor Zebulon B. Vance about the status of officers of North Carolina regiments; a letter, 1866, from Horace Greeley advising against moving to California; a letter, 1865, from Queen Victoria in German; a letter, 1870, from William Dean Howells (1837-1920) about the lecture circuit; a letter, 1909, from Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928) briefly discussing her background and the status of the women's suffrage movement; and a letter, 1914, from Gustav Stresemann (1878-1929) about German- American relations. There are also notes from Charles George Gordon (1833- 1885), 1872; Rutherford B. Hayes, 1889; Thomas Nelson Page, 1903; Daniel Webster, undated; Matthew Arnold (1822-1888), undated; Edward Lear (1812- 1888), undated; and George Cruikshank (1792-1878), illustrated with drawings in ink, undated.

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