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DePelchin, Kezia (Payne)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1828 - 1893

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Kezia Payne DePelchin letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 201
Overview The collection consists of a bound volume of 28 letters, the majority of which were written by Mrs. Kezia Payne DePelchin (1828-1893) to her sister, describing her experiences as a nurse during the yellow fever epidemic of 1878 in Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama. The volume also includes letters from E. Kate Heckle, a friend and fellow nurse, to DePelchin, describing some of her own experiences during the same epidemic.
Dates: 1878 - 1879