"Mrs. Sarah Gayle" is almost certainly Sarah Ann Haynsworth Gayle, first wife of Governor John Gayle. She is describing events that took place several years previous. The Maria and Levein mentioned in the account are the sister and brother of John...
In the letter Woodbary expresses surprise at discovering that a fellow New Englander had also moved to the South. She writes about her difficulty in adjusting to Alabama because "the manner and customs of the people here are so different from those...
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].
A letter to the governor that asks him to exert his influence. They write that America would be like the Nazis of Germany or the despots of Russia if it did not ensure that everyone had a fair trial and sound evidence. They also write of a similar...
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