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S. Griffitts Morgan Collection
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Mss 761 1843-1863 M849
Volumes 44 and 45

The S. Griffitts Morgan Collection includes a number of personal letters written to Morgan in San Francisco by female family members [in Philadelphia], including his mother, H. G. Morgan, his sisters Rebecca, Helen, and Ann, and his sister-in-law, Heloise. The topics of the letters include family news, financial situations, and family squabbles.

Letters from his mother discuss her feelings about slavery and abolition, as well as their work to support the Union in the Civil War, especially by making socks for the soldiers.

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