In the first letter, written to Parker, Parkin discusses the growth of the Alabama Territory and its pending statehood: "We are so completely at the jumping off place of this world that we have nothing passing here that can interest any one at a...
In the letter Parkin discusses the musical instruments Parker has sent for him to sell, and he thanks him for several issues of a EUTERPRIAD, a music magazine Parker publishes: "We have not many musical characters here, but those who have seen it...
During the Civil War, Jones served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment; he was killed in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863. In the letter Parker discusses his desire to be with family and friends. A note at the bottom...
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