Mary was married to William Riley Jones, who served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. In the letter John sends news of family; describes the corn and cotton crops he has planted ("wee have had the finist...
Frank wrote this letter to Riley and Frances while their daughter Ocllo was visiting her grandparents in Washington, D.C. He describes their outings and also mentions his role in getting a prisoner released from the Atlanta penitentiary.
Ocllo wrote this letter to her grandparents after participating in the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. In it she thanks them for allowing her to be the "princess" representing Alabama.
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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