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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 208. Facsimiles of courtship letters from Alexander Farnsley, Louisville, Kentucky, to Mary E. E. Thurman, also of Louisville, and one of her replies. They both comment on the growing sectional feeling and the approaching Civil War. Also includes a 1962 newspaper article related to the letters, written by a Farnsley descendant.


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