In the letters Hamilton asks for Caller's assistance in a murder trial of "a Mrs Cabbet who is charged with poisoning of her Husband." Testimony collected early in the case "is charged as a forgery," so he asks Caller to have statements "taken...
During the Civil War, Riggs served in Company G of the 27th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. In the letter he sends news that their father is sick at the hospital in Macon, Georgia. He also describes recent conflicts in the area ("on the 14 & 15 of...
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