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Solomon Frazer prison letters, 1864-1865 (copies)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-042

Abstract

This collection is a compilation of photocopies and typescripts of the letters of Solomon Frazer, written while he was imprisoned at Salisbury Confederate Prison as a religious objector to the Civil War. The letters are arranged as an informal history of the prison and of the Quaker community of North Carolina during the Civil War. Also included are letters from several other Quakers, some of whom were imprisoned as religious objectors and others who participated in the conflict.

Dates

  • 1864-1865

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Solomon Frazer was a Quaker from North Carolina, imprisoned for his religious objection to the Civil War. He became a member of the Society of Friends in 1863 at Springfield Monthly Meeting in Randolph County, North Carolina. Solomon and his wife, Hannah Frazer, had three daughters.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 folder.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Robert G. Kaufman, 1982.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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