Songs--United States--19th Century; Popular Music--United States
Cover: drawing of an African American woman shaking her fist and a rolling pin at an African American male outside her window; ""composed expressly for the New York Sunday World"" -- ""Supplement to the New York World, Sunday, Sept. 17th, 1899""
Roxana writes of the business surrounding her school. The letter is after 1870 because she mentions her niece (Emily's daughter) Carra Chapin, who was born that year. Roxana also writes in detail about several suicides of neighbors in the area
Roxana mentions that she is not so enthusiastic about travel as she gets older; they have rented out the plantation to freedmen; mentions the trend of plantation owners to rent out their plantations to freedmen; they pay with cotton for their rent;...