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Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of the personal correspondence of Lise Mitchell, the daughter of Mary Davis and Charles Jewett Mitchell and godchild of Jefferson Davis. After the death of her mother, Lise Mitchell was adopted by her grandparents, Joseph E. Davis and Eliza Van Benthuysen. There are letters from Jefferson Davis both to Lise Mitchell and to Davis' brother, Joseph, most of which were written after the Civil War and have family matters as their topic. Other correspondents...