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Hartsuff, Arthur (fl. 1870-1893) to "my darling Florence"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05201.024 Author/Creator: Hartsuff, Arthur (fl. 1870-1893) Place Written: Pine Ridge Indian Agency, South Dakota Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 21 January 1891 Pagination: 3 p. ; 20.4 x 25.0 cm.

Summary of Content: re: Hartsuff asks Florence when her first and second term classes begin and tells her that he will forward her tuition as soon as possible. He claims that he still has no news about when he might be coming home

Background Information:

People: Hartsuff, Arthur

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: American WestMilitary HistoryHealth and MedicalSoldier's LetterWestward ExpansionAmerican Indian HistoryFinanceChildren and FamilyEducationWomen's EducationWomen's History

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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