In the letter Catherine discusses visits with family and friends; the price and availability of goods; troops who have been stationed in the area ("to watch the Yankees, and keep the negroes from running off"); local slaves who have run away; and...
During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. In the letter he discusses his health; conditions and the...
In the letter Yasuda discusses the upcoming production of one of Tallulah's plays in Japan; the audiences are anticipating her visit: "...although your play has never been shown in here, there are so great many ardent admirers who have obliged me...
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