Homer Gruenther served as the assistant to the deputy assistant to the president from 1953 to 1961. In this letter to him and his wife, Boykin sends New Year greetings and reminisces about their work together during the Eisenhower administration.
The Kings were in Bombay, India, when they sent this message: "Dear Friends, Greetings and best wishes from the land of Mahatma Gandhi. We're having a rich experience here. Warm regards, Coretta and Martin King."
The note thanks Burton for a gift of Easter lilies, sends Easter greetings, and comments on "the fearful world tragedy" of the United States' declaration of war on Germany on April 6, 1917. The letter is typewritten and signed is by Keller.
During the Civil War, James Hall served as a captain in Company K of the 24th Alabama Infantry regiment. In the letter he discusses his recent illness; conditions in camp; his servant, whom he is sending home ("I expect to start Ben home to night....
During the Civil War, Jones served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment; he was killed in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863. In the letter he discusses the money he will be sending home and asks Mary to pay some of his...
During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he discusses the upcoming transportation of troops to Burita or Matamoras, Mexico, and he describes the...
In the first letter, written to Parker, Parkin discusses the growth of the Alabama Territory and its pending statehood: "We are so completely at the jumping off place of this world that we have nothing passing here that can interest any one at a...
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