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M016 Jackson (Alexander Melvorne) Papers

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In Collection: Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Digital Collection



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From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A photocopy of an obituary for Alexander M. Jackson printed in the Ripley Advertiser.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A photocopy of a news clipping from the Ripley Advertiser regarding the death of Captain Alexander M. Jackson.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A photocopy of a news clipping from the Ripley Southern Sentinel regarding a correction that Alexander M. Jackson was not in contest with Col. Lamar.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A photocopy of a portion of the Texas Court of Appeals Reports that covers an in memoriam for Alexander M. Jackson.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding Alexander's affections for Cordelia.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding Alexander dispelling rumors possibly told to Cordelia regarding him.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding Alexander's law profession and his dislike of public speaking. The letter also notes of his love for Cordelia.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding Alexander's love and devotion to Cordelia. The letter also regards Jackson's worries about what others are saying about him to Cordelia.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding Alexander's relationship with Cordelia as well as someone in Alexander's company, possibly Cordelia's brother, traveling with him.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding Alexander's travels as well as illness and his love for Cordelia.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding Alexander being away and taking care as well as making arrangements for someone he knows.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding Alexander expressing his disappointment from a lack of communication from Cordelia. The letter also regards Alexander being encamped on the banks of the San Juan River and the conditions they face, including hot, dry weather and dust, with the camp traveling to Monterrey, Mexico within days. The letter also regards Alexander's worries that his enemies have soured his reputation to Cordelia.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding gratitude for Cordelia's previous letter as well as Alexander being ill for some time and a case of the small pox going around their regiment. The letter also notes Alexander's worries that he has enemies seeking to tarnish his name in Ripley, MS.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A note written by Alexander Melvorne Jackson with his title written out.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding an unsettling letter he received from Cordelia questioning his character and Alexander's defense of it as well as the pain it causes him that she wrote it. The letter also notes that he is in New Orleans recovering from an illness.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding gratitude towards Cordelia and reassurance of his love for her. Letter also regards his reputation in Ripley and being away at war. Alexander notes that he feels as if his camp is wasting the best years of their lives there.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding possible rumors being told to Cordelia about Alexander's profession being falsified and his passion faked.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding gratitude to Cordelia for believing in his character. The letter also regards his enemies attempts to compromise his character.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding Alexander's love and affection for Cordelia as well as the hardships of being away from her during war.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding Alexander's good health and his poor spirits and the hardships of war.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding W. H. Harris being elected as first lieutenant as well as Cordelia's sister getting married.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding reassurance of his love and affection for Cordelia as well as reasons that he cannot leave his position in the war.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding Cordelia's feelings of unhappiness at their being apart.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding Alexander's current ongoings as well as his unhappiness about being away from Cordelia. The letter also regards his explanation for re-enlisting in the war.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding Alexander's passion for Cordelia and his desire to return home.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Kavanaugh regarding Alexander's passion for Cordelia.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to Cordelia Jackson regarding Cordelia being away from home, a recent trip to Tishomingo County and recent politics.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to his wife, Cordelia Jackson, regarding him being away from home.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to his wife, Cordelia Jackson, regarding him being away from home.

From the Alexander Melvorne Jackson Papers. A letter from Alexander M. Jackson to his wife, Cordelia Jackson, regarding him being away due to work.

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