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.
Courtship--History.; Punta Gorda (Belize); Breckinridge, Clifton Rodes, 1846-1932.; Tariffs--Law and legislation--United States.
Letter to Cammie Williams from C. V. Hill in Punta Gorda, British Honduras (present-day Belize). Hill mentions a "tariff bill" that probably refers to the Wilson-Gorman Tariff Act of August, 1894. "Breckenridge" probably refers to Clifton Rodes...
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."