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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1954.024.00001a-b
Date July 2, 1866
Scope & Content Letter and envelope from Sterling Price to Edwin Price, July 2, 1866.

Physical Appearance:
1954.024.00001a. July 2, 1866 - Sterling Price at Cordova, Mexico, to Edwin [Price] - Postwar letter to his son in Missouri. Explains why he has not written sooner. States that he was ill for three weeks while at Vera Cruz waiting for Mrs. Price. Describes a visit to Mexico City concerning safety for the Confederate colony and an incident involving a band of "robbers" raiding the colony and kidnapping the residents. Comments on his satisfaction with living in Mexico. Transfers any claim that he has on any real property in Missouri to his son. Signed, "Sterling Price" 3 pp on 1 sheet.

1954.024.0000b. Gold envelope addressed to Gen. Edwin W. Price. Columbia, Missouri. Two circular stamps. 1 U.S. red postage stamp on top right corner. Marks: "MC 3 Missouri Rm. Folder 4"; "Cr 494, Inv. 882." stickers on transparent archival envelope.
Archival History Sterling Price's letter to his son Edwin was formerly located in the MC 3 Missouri Room files (folder 5).
People Price, Edwin Waller
Price, Sterling
Search Terms Mexico
Mexico City
Colony
Subjects Foreign participation in war
Foreigners
Robberies
Robbers
Kidnappings
Property rights