Title: _______ to Etta A. Anderson – Feb. 28, 1899 – Jacksonville, FL
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Title: _______ to Etta A. Anderson – Feb. 28, 1899 – Jacksonville, FL
Physical Description: Archival
Language: English
Creator: Baker, Christopher A. ( Transcriber )
Publication Date: 1899
Subject: Civil War
Spatial Coverage: North America -- Florida -- Jacksonville
North America -- United States of America -- Florida
North America -- United States of America -- Tennessee
North America -- United States of America
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Bibliographic ID: UF00085764
Volume ID: VID00002
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Jacksonville, Fla.
Feb. 28th 1899

My dear Mrs. Anderson,
The very handsome & life like portrait of your distinguished husband Mr.
Davidson turned over to me; a few weeks ago upon its arrival from the artist & I at once
as Regent took pains to see about its proper framing & expressage to Richmond; our
recent severely cold weather delayed for ten days or more this work; for the past week the
handsome portrait has been on exhibition in Mr. Drew's window. I wanted all here who
loved our Cause to see the face of one who wore the Grey & gave honor to our State as a
noble man & soldier. I wish you too & his children could have seen it, but I trust you all
may some day in that sacred room in Richmond. Today or tomorrow it will be packed &
expressed to VA. As the Daughter of the Confederacy meet next Fall in Richmond I am
especially anxious to enrich our room there; by relics, etc. as fully as possible, so I trust
your Chapter in Palatka may be able to donate me some $ to assist & many relics; each
one try & think up & do her best please. Please send me a card with such inscription as
you may desire to go with your husbands portrait or send the

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Transcribed by Christopher A. Baker, University of Florida, 2008.

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