Aaron Harding letters, 1861-1864.


Aaron Harding letters, 1861-1864.

This collection contains two letters written by Harding, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Kentucky, to his sons Jack and Sam when they were at school. One of the letters concerns Harding's opinions on the Civil War, while the other is personal and relates to his sons' schooling, clothes, smoking, and so forth.

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