Inheritance and succession; Assets (Accounting); Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877);
In this letter Roxana discusses family business matters; she responds to the family's question regarding how much she spent on Lucy's doctors and burial; division of assets; their ""Mother""(step-mother Sarah); mentions how the South was not...
This is Roxana's last surviving letter to Emily before her stroke in April 1891. She writes mostly about family matters, especially of her sons Chapin and Lynn and stepchildren Mary, Joe and Jane White
The following pages were not included in the bound volume used for scanning: January, pages 7, 8; February, pages 5, 6; March, pages 5, 6; April, pages 5, 6; November, pages 9, 10. These were probably advertising inserts.
Weather; Travel; Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers; Confederate States of America. Army -- Management;
Tells Maggie of the harsh conditions Roberts has suffered traveling through mud and rain to meet up with the army, which is located near Charlotte, NC. He writes that he is happy to know Genl Jos E Johnston is in Command of the Army again.
Travel; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers;
Tells Maggie of his travels through South Carolina, where Roberts is now waiting for the Army to pass him. He tells of washing clothes and repairing boots to hopefully last him until he is able to return home. He complains of the increase of...