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Nancy Fuqua Boone letter

Identifier: SC-Cent. Misc. Mss. 10

Scope and Contents

Photocopy facsimile of a letter from Nancy Fuqua Boone to her sister, Phebe Olds Fuqua Woods Peirce. Includes news about family and friends as well as information about the community of Jackson, Louisiana. Nancy writes that her nephew, Van Woods, stopped attending the College of Louisiana, and she does not recommend the school at present. Nancy also invites her sister to attend the college’s exhibition taking place in July 1844.


  • 1844


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Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Physical rights are retained by the Centenary College of Louisiana Archives and Special Collections. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical / Historical

Nancy Fuqua Boone (1787-1857) is the daughter of Joseph Fuqua and Mary Burge Fuqua. In 1818, she married John C. Boone, and they lived in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection donated by Floyd R. Farrar before 1968.

Finding Aid to the Nancy Fuqua Boone letter
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