In the letter Mrs. Thornton discusses the yellow fever epidemic in Mobile; news of family members and acquaintances; and education and religion in rural Alabama. At the time the letter was written, Mrs. Thornton and her family had recently moved to...
In the letter Sayre sends news of mutual acquaintances; mentions several people who have died ("death has been making fearful havoc among people in that neighborhood"); conscription of soldiers; the prospect of peace ("I don't think it will come...
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