Fox, Tryphena Blanche Holder, 1834-1912.

A northern woman in the plantation South : letters of Tryphena Blanche Holder Fox, 1856-1876 / edited by Wilma King. - Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, c1993. - xx, 280 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. - Women's diaries and letters of the nineteenth-century South . - Women's diaries and letters of the nineteenth-century South. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-272) and index.

Pt. I. Louisiana Before the Civil War, 1856-1860 -- Pt. II. The Civil War Years, 1861-1865 -- Pt. III. Louisiana After the Civil War, 1866-1876.

Eighty-one letters written from Louisiana by the Massachusetts-born-and-bred Tryphena Blanche Holder Fox recounting her experiences as a small slaveholder and the wife of a physician who cared for the slaves owned by wealthy sugar planters in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.

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Fox, Tryphena Blanche Holder, 1834-1912 --Correspondence.

Plantation life--History--Louisiana--19th century.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Louisiana.

Louisiana--History--Personal narratives.--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives.

Fox, Tryphena Blanche Holder Correspondence Louisiana History Personal narratives Civil War, 1861-1865 Plantation life History 19th century Louisiana Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) Louisiana Slaveholders Correspondence Louisiana Slavery Louisiana United States History Personal narratives Civil War, 1861-1865 Women Correspondence Louisiana

E445.L8 / F68 1993