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Lessley, Samuel L., 1855-1873



Samuel L. Lessley (1855-1873) enrolled at Centenary College of Louisiana in 1872. He was the son of Dr. Robert Thompson Lessley (1810-1904) and Harriett Bernhardt Lessley (1825-1893) of Woodville, Mississippi.

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Samuel L. Lessley letter

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 30
Scope and Contents

Letter from Samuel L. Lessley to Joseph Coward dated 1872 April 27. At the time, Lessley was enrolled as a student at Centenary College of Louisiana (Jackson, La.). The letter mentions food at the college, the upcoming summer break, and friends such as Sam Williams, Colelia Gains, and Edward Stocks. Typescript of letter also included.

Dates: 1872