Yellow fever--Mississippi.; Diaries.; Dry Grove (Miss.)--History.; Williams family.
Small journal kept by John Calvin Williams during the yellow fever epidemic in Dry Grove, Mississippi, in 1878. According to the note pasted later into the front of the journal, Williams himself died of the fever on October 31, 1878.
Feemster family; Poetry; Religious poetry; Grief; Death
Poem dedicated to Loulie Feemster by Martha A. Feemster at Ridgeway, sympathizing in the loss of her young son, Henry, and assuring her friend that he is happy in heaven. ''Original poem on death of little Henry'' is written on the reverse. 1862.