Advertisement for merchandise available at A. M. Salomon's Cigar Divan in Mobile, Alabama: "Just received, per sailing vessel, a fine assortment of nautical instruments, namely: marine opera glasses, spy-glasses, compasses, &c., &c., &c. Also, a...
In the letter Nat describes the landscape; his responsibilities as a commissary sergeant; living conditions and leisure activities where he is stationed ("if I do not enjoy myself it is my own fault. My house is a cozy little nest, a model...
In this letter Frank tries to dissuade his granddaughter from smoking and warns her of the dangers of tobacco, citing medical authorities and personal experience. The message presents an unusual perspective for the time in which it was written.
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