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From: Virginia Curulla <>
Subject: Re: [LATTA] McCalla, Neely, Nixon,Dixon, Adair
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 1999 19:56:08 -0700
Hi, Sandy, I will send you a copy within a couple of weeks. After I do,
just send back U.S. postage stamps for reimbursement. That's the easiest
way, I think, the exchange small amounts.
Virginia Latta Curulla
>I would be interested in obtaining a copy of the lady. Sandy Brown Johnston
>788 Edgewood Bay Drive Lakeview, AR 72642
>What is your address and I will send you the money. Thank you. SBJohnston
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Virginia Curulla <>
>Sent: Monday, November 08, 1999 12:29 PM
>Subject: [LATTA] McCalla, Neely, Nixon,Dixon, Adair
>> Hi, All. I often pick up used books of a historical nature. A few months
>> ago, I bought a copy of "Notable Deeds of American Women...", ed. by J.
>> Clement, published in 1856 (revised from an earlier edition of 1833).
>> was a 1975 reprint of Corner House Publishers of Williamstown,
>> One of the chapters, Trials of a Patriot, concerned Sarah, the wife of
>> Thomas McCalla, who had moved from Pennsylvania to the Chester district in
>> South Carolina in 1778. (I wonder if this Thomas might be a brother to
>> Mary McCalla who married Rev. James Latta in Buck's County, PA.) From the
>> names listed, it would appear that these McCalla's were neighbors of the
>> Latta settlers in that area, particularly with reference to Samuel Neely.
>> The annecdote, about 17 pages long, tells about prisoners of the British
>> (including Thomas McCalla), at the time of the battles at King's Mountain
>> and Cowpens.
>> If anyone is interested in a copy, I'd be happy to send one for the cost
>> copying and postage -- around $1. or less. The story, no doubt, is one
>> that was handed down by word of mouth, and might not be 100% factual, but
>> gives a feel for the circumstances in the area at the time.
>> Virginia Latta Curulla
>> Seattle WA
>> Br 22
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