In the letter Gorin asks Dellet to buy three slaves so she can help pay some of her husband's debt. She wants him to purchase the man, woman, and child for $1,300, and then she plans to take them to New Orleans and hire them out by the day. It is...
In the letter Smith discusses two orders for pea jackets: 53 jackets for his own servants and 20 for the servants of his sister-in-law, Mrs. D. A. Hall. The heights and waist measurements of each servant are given for both orders.
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 to his wife, he discusses preparations for a battle at Vicksburg: "I...hant hurd...
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