In the diary Espy discusses topics such as family life, church activities, weather, household chores, and her experience during the Civil War. Transcriptions are available: http://home.mchsi.com/~mlyle/diaryintro.html [not on the ADAH website].
Expenses include food, supplies, and pack horses; room and board; ferriage; and labor and services (for example, washing and shoeing horses, or "Cherokee man to show the Cherokee line"). Transcripts are included.
This section gives information from Thomas Malone of Washington County, "in relation to the arrest of Aaron Burr in 1807, and the expedition of the North Carolina Colony in 1802 down the Tombigby River."