In the letter Browne discusses his travels through the South, describes the economic opportunities and prices of goods in Alabama, and asks about eligible young ladies at home. He wonders why women are reluctant to move south: "Alabama is a great...
In the letter Browne describes the difficulties of the coal trade in Alabama, such as rising costs, diminishing supplies, and transportation difficulties. He also discusses the coal that he can supply to the Confederate government, and he asks...
In the letter Browne discusses the coal that he can supply to the foundry in Selma, if the Confederate government establishes an armory there. He mentions rising costs, diminishing supplies, and transportation difficulties. He plans to be in...
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