University of Mississippi -- Students; Tuition; Travel; Oxford (Miss.);
Jeremiah Gage writing to inform his father of the success of his return trip to Oxford, by stage coach. Also lists various expenses, including tuition and room & board for the semester. Mentions various classmates and the growth of Oxford.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment; Health; Families; Fathers and sons; Fathers and daughters; Crops;
Matthew writes to Jerrie Sanders concerning various business matters, particularly his Matthew's gin and Jerrie's request for money. Also discusses various family members health and activities, including Jeremiah's enlistment.
Parent and child; Religion; Baptists; Tuition; Education; Women in education; Church attendance;
Matthew writes of the state of education in Richland and that of his children. Also discusses religion, attendance in his church. Finally, Matthew includes a note to Mr. Wear concerning Mary's tuition.
Letter from Matthew to his daugher concerning travel of her friends Miss. Virgel and Ellen, who visited Jeremiah as well. Also concerns the death of his friends D'Lampt and D'Yandel & others' misfortune and unhappiness. Finally discusses the health...