Lucy was the widow of naturalist John Audubon, who was a close friend Mary's husband, Edward. In the letter she mentions that she is recovering from "a most severe illness, produced by sorrows mental and physical." She explains that she will no...
In the first entry, dated April 11, 1865, Waring describes the evacuation of Confederate troops from the city: "We are all perfectly miserable at the idea of being separated, for an indefinite period of time, from our dear brothers and...
This issue mentions an increase in state bank deposits (a result of individuals' careful saving during difficult financial times); the city's telephone system, which is now at capacity with a waiting list of over 1,000 new customers; the raid of...
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