In the letter Bolling discusses money he will need to travel back to Alabama at the end of the school year; his recovery from a recent illness ("I still am partially deaf so that I have a great difficulty in taking notes from the Lectures"); news...
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...
This letter was written not long after the formation of the Confederate States of America. In it Bolling discusses possible interruptions in mail delivery ("I have been looking everyday [sic] to see it announced that the Government has discontinued...
In the letter Hall describes the education and military service of his four sons (Bolling, Crenshaw, James, and John), and he asks that John be allowed to transfer to Bolling's company "in a camp of instruction near Montgomery Ala." At the end of...
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