In this letter Fisher discusses his A.M. degree from Geneva College, his recent appointment to teach at a church school in Tuscaloosa, his current job of tutoring the sons of the planter C. H. Cleveland, sickness at the plantation, and worms that...
In the letter Bolling discusses his studies at the university; criticism of his father's vote in the Electoral College during the recent presidential election; "troubles in Autaugaville & Prattville among the negroes"; disagreements among Southern...
In the letter Philips gives his opinions about the cause and course of the Civil War. He feels that the North and South have so many common interests that peace can be maintained through an alliance or treaty between the two sections: "...while a...
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