|Title:||Mary Bettle letters|
|Dates:||1862 October 4|
|Collection No.:||MSN/CW 5029|
|Creator:||Bettle, Mary, 1833-1912|
|Extent:||2 folders; 2 items|
|Language:||Collection material in English|
|Repository:||University of Notre Dame. Hesburgh Libraries, Department of Special Collections. 102 Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame, IN 46556|
|Abstract:||A pair of manuscript letters, each dated 4 October 1862, written to the Philadelphia Quaker Mary Bettle by two relatives, Sophia Jones and Elizabeth Williams. An enclosure in Jones's letter describes audiences of the Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends with Salmon P. Chase, Edwin M. Stanton, and Lincoln, regarding exemption from the draft.|
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Conscientious objectors
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence
Society of Friends -- History -- 19th century
Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection
Preferred Citation: Mary Bettle Letters, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.
Acquisition and Processing Note: The Mary Bettle Letters were purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame in 2005, from Schmitt Investors Ltd. of Northport NY. Arranged and described 2006, by George Rugg. Finding aid 2011, by George Rugg.
Items are arranged one per folder.
- For fuller information on the manuscripts in this collection, including textual transcriptions and digital images, please see the digital project Manuscripts of the American Civil War.