Lucy was the widow of naturalist John Audubon, who was a close friend of Edward Harris. In the letter she seeks advice about her plans to raise money, which include the sale of property and her husband's artwork. She has made arrangements with men...
From November 1863 through the end of the Civil War, Bolling Hall, Jr., was colonel of the 59th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses his efforts to rejoin his brothers and regiment, after recuperating from a battle wound: "It is...
In the first letter, written January 10, 1934, Worthington explains that he would like to get work with the Civil Works Administration: "I am seventy years old, but my heath [sic] is good and I am willing to do any thing I can....I want to work as...
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