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M152 Wilson (Augusta Jane Evans) Letter

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In Collection: Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Digital Collection



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One letter written by Augusta Evans Wilson in Mobile, Alabama, to Major E. C. Walthall, expressing Evans' appeciation of Walthall's compliments on her novel Infelice, recently translated into Italian, and her opinions on contemporary political affairs. Wilson was born in Columbus, Georgia, and educated at home. She moved with family to Texas but returned to Mobile, Alabama, prior to 1850. She wrote her first novel as a teenager, and published nine works between 1855 and 1907.

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