• Creator
  • Crittenden, Alexander Parker
  • Created Date
  • 1864
  • Description
  • Alexander Parker Crittenden, a notable San Francisco justice, writes to his wife in the aftermath of the death of his son, a Confederate soldier. Alexander Parker Crittenden refused to take the oath of allegiance in support of the Union in the years following his son's death forcing him to move to Nevada to practice law. Written from Virginia City, Nevada.
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    1 leaf : 18 x 23 cm., folded to 18 x 11 cm.
    Scanned from original text or image at 400 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2006