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.
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.