Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Civil War; Politicians; Presidents; Politics and government; Generals
Volume 1 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 1 spans the dates of 1837-1861.
Feemster family; Lowndes County (Miss.); Gaston family; Guineafowl; Chickens; Whooping cough; Clothing and dress; Textile fabrics; Feemster, Mary Louise (Loulie), 1838-1867
Letter, Annie Gaston to her sister, Loulie Feemster, who has apparently joined Alex in Selma. She tells her sister not to expect a long letter because she lives ''in the back woods where I dont see nobody hardly.'' She writes about ducks and...
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.; King, Susan Petigru, 1824-1875.; Charleston (S.C.)--History.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Letter to "Lulu" (Martha Louisa Starr) from her uncle, George W. Williams, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1863. Williams mentions knowing the authoress Sue Petigru Bowen King. He also mentions meeting and shaking hands with Jefferson Davis.
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...