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|Abstract||Marcus Cicero Stephens (fl. 1835-1841) of North Carolina moved to Gadsden, Fla., in 1835. The collection includes photocopies of letters from Marcus Cicero Stephens to two daughters and a granddaughter, discussing moving to Florida, planting, and Indian troubles in east Florida, and advising his granddaughter about women's education.|
|Creator||Stephens, Marcus Cicero.|
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Marcus Cicero Stephens (fl. 1835-1841) of North Carolina moved to Gadsden, Fla., in 1835.Back to Top
The collection includes photocopies of three letters from Marcus Cicero Stephens in Gadsden, Fla., to two daughters, Sarah Graves Stephens and Mrs. Robert Primrose, and a granddaughter, Mary Ann Primrose, in North Carolina. Letters discuss moving to Florida, planting, Indian troubles in east Florida and General Winfield Scott, and the cost of provisions. The letter to his granddaughter includes his thoughts and advice on women's education. There is also a typed sketch of Stephens and his family.Back to Top
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Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.Back to Top