Sisters; Liver diseases -- Treatment -- 19th century; United States -- History -- 1815-1861;
A woman, [possibly Louisa Catharine Greene, daughter of Nathanael Greene], writes to her sister, Cornelia L. Littlefield. Hers is a life with many medical hardships, both her own and those of her family and friends. She asks for news of other...
Homefront; Communication; Gossip; Man-woman relationships; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects;
In this letter Lucy writes about her desire to know more of Chicopee, MA gossip; explains the lack of eligible men in the area due to the outbreak of the Civil War; and the effects of the Civil War in general upon Mississippi