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."
Cotton trade--Mississippi--Holmes County.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Business records--Mississippi--Holmes County.; General stores--Louisiana--New Orleans.
23 August 1841 letter from A.M. Nathan to A. Spell discussing financial matters and the state of the cotton market, urging him to sell cotton and buy goods in the New Orleans market, and including a list of goods purchased by Spell from G.S....