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Evans, Augusta J. ((Augusta Jane Evans)), 1835-1909



Author of "Beulah," 1835-1909 ; Beulah," Author of, 1835-1909 ; Wilson, Augusta Evans, 1835-1909 ; Wilson, Augusta Jane Evans, 1835-1909. American author of Southern literature. She was the first woman to earn US$100,000 through her writing.

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Augusta Jane Evans Wilson Letter

Identifier: M152
Scope and Contents The Augusta Jane Evans Wilson Collection consists of a signed autograph letter addressed to Major Walthall and dated Mobile, January 4, 1889.The letter expresses Evans' appreciation of Confederate Major-General Edward Cary Walthall's compliments of Infelice. In passing, Evans mentioned the translation of Infelice into Italian.Several interesting references to American history may be gleaned from this letter. Evans mentioned the election of Benjamin Harrison to the...
Dates: January 4, 1889