W. C. Ellis Co. (Magee, Miss.); Mississippi Colten Oil Co. (Jackson, Miss.); Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924--Inauguration, 1913.
Letter to Mims Williams from his brother, Cammie Williams, in Dry Grove, Mississippi, regarding the closing of the W. C. Ellis Co. (where Mims worked). He also asks if Mims will go to Washington on March 4; March 4, 1913 was the inauguration of...
Spiritualism--United States--History--19th century.; Opera--United States--19th century.; Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870.
Letter from "Lulu" (Martha Louisa Starr) in Charleston, South Carolina, to her fiance. They were married in December of 1870, and Wednesday fell on May 4 in 1870. She mentions meeting Robert E. Lee; he died only five months later.
Elections--United States--1896.; Gold standard--History.; Bimetallism--United States--History.; Saint Francisville (La.); Foster, Murphy J. (Murphy James), 1849-1921.; Wit and humor.; Plays on words.; Medicine--Humor.
Letter to Cammie Williams from his cousin, George H. Douglas, in Morgan City, Louisiana. Douglas mentions being a "silver bug," a reference to the 1896 political debate over the gold standard versus "Free Silver."
Letter to Hannah from her daughter "Lulu" and "Aunt Mat," who Lulu is staying with in Fairforest, South Carolina, 1860. "Mossgiel" must be the name of the house or plantation. A later note identifies Lulu as Martha Louisa Starr, grandmother of...