In the letter Charlie describes his voyage home to Portland, Alabama, probably after visiting his family in Connecticut. He discusses seasickness; a whale spotted while sailing along the coast of South Carolina; the flag over Fort Sumter "which we...
During World War I, Roberts served in Company B of the 167th U.S. Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses food and weather, emphasizing the differences between home and New York. He wrote the letter, which is on Y.M.C.A. stationery, while...
During World War I, Roberts served in Company B of the 167th U.S. Infantry Regiment. In the letter, written "somewhere in France," he discusses the weather and camp activities, and he asks for more letters from the people at home: "Oh! Why don't...
In the letter Tallulah thanks her grandparents for the money they recently sent her, which had acknowledged in an earlier letter: "It was so sweet of you both to send it to me. It saved my life. I hope you wouldn't think that [I] would be so...
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