Boys; Horses; Vicksburg (Miss.); Civil war; United States; Distemper; Traditional medicine; Oktibbeha County (Miss.); Walker, Maria, 1820-1893
Letter from Arthur Hopkins Rice, Meadow Woods, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, to his aunt, Maria Walker. He writes about some of the horses having distemper, Mrs. Outlaw giving him a dog, killing snakes, and catching crayfish. He also mentions...
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 2 of a continuing series (currently 31 volumes) showcasing an edited collection of documents by and about Ulysses S. Grant. Materials in the series span the dates of 1837-1885; volume 2 spans the dates of April-September 1861.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Agriculture; New Orleans (La.); Fishing; Hinds County (Miss.); Women's clothing
Letter to Eudora Hobbs in Salem, North Carolina, from her father, Howell Hobbs, telling her about what he has planted in his garden. He mentions visiting New Orleans and eating oysters, and finishes with some local and family news. 1861.