W. T. Sherman letter to Mrs. Peshine, 1890 July 16.


W. T. Sherman letter to Mrs. Peshine, 1890 July 16.

One holograph letter written from New York City to Mrs. [Rebecca Ord] Peshine. Sherman recounts his memories of Peshine's mother, Maria de las Angustias de la Guerra Ord, from his time in California.

1 item (1 leaf); 24 x 28 cm. folded to 24 x 14 cm.

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Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

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Sherman was born in 1820 in Lancaster, Ohio, near the banks of the Hocking River. His father, Charles Robert Sherman, a successful lawyer who sat on the Ohio Supreme Court, died unexpectedly in 1829. He left his widow, Mary Hoyt Sherman, with eleven children and no inheritance. After his father's death, the nine-year-old Sherman was raised by a Lancaster neighbor and family friend, attorney Thomas Ewing, Sr., a prominent member of the Whig Party who served as senator from Ohio and as the first S...

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Peshine, Rebecca Ord.

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Online Archive of California

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