Two 1943 menus and postcard from the Jefferson Davis Hotel in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama.
The collection contains a letter written from Jefferson in New Orleans, Louisiana, to the Postmaster of New Orleans, Louisiana, requesting employment, as well as photocopies of documents issued between Jefferson's widow and the United States War Department debating his service in the First Alabama Cavalry during the American Civil War.
Mark Jeffries, a prisoner in Evansville, Indiana, writes to his girlfriend, Jill, who is also the mother of his daughter. Most of the content is about their relationship, missing her and asking that she remain faithful.
The Robert Jemison, Jr. Papers span the period from 1797 to 1960 and include both the personal and business papers of Robert Jemison Jr., along with papers of Robert Jemison (grandfather), William Jemison (father), Priscilla Jemison (wife), Cherokee Jemison Hargrove (daughter), and Andrew Coleman Hargrove (son-in-law), and Robert Jemison Jr. (IV) of Birmingham (1878-1973). Included are the records of his grist and lumber mills, plantations, stage line, the Tuskaloosa Plank Road, toll bridges, ferries, postal contracts, and the North East and South West Railroad.
Two letters addressed to Ellen and William Jenkins of Blythedale, Missouri. Kate and Mary Lynch of Clyde, Missouri, wrote of their health and news of neighbors. C. Brazelton of Leon, Iowa, wrote to discuss a property deal with William.
The collection contains three letters written to Jenks Brothers, Wholesale Portrait and Frame Dealers, from three different authors concerning general business matters as well as matters regarding land interests in California and New Mexico.
One letter from Jennie to Clara that discusses Decoration Day and the centennial.
This collection contains a brief letter written by C. W. Jennings of Muncie, Indiana, to his brother, James Martin of Ramon City about plans to move. The envelope has a stamp printed and embossed on it in green.
This collection is a letter written by R. Jenniss to Lazell, Perkins, and Company, an iron company in Massachusetts, regarding an account balance.
The collection contains two bound daybooks briefly recording the daily activities of Thorpe A. Jensen of Bosworth, Missouri.
A letter from Julie, of Franklin, Pennsylvania, to Alice about her mother's illness and a paper she read at a club meeting.
Jonathan Jewett of New York writes to L.H. Hamilton of Augusta, Georgia, about business. Mr. Hamilton is taking care of Mr. Peruett's interests in Augusta and is charged to get the best offer available. The letter does not go into detail about the product being sold.
Jim is in the military and writes from Portsmouth, Virginia, to his mother and father, discussing Christmas activities at the military facility. The envelope is missing, and no details exist about the recipients.
Jimmy writes from Chatanooga, Tennessee, to Margaret "Margot" Breslin in St. Matthews, Kentucky, about the circumstances surrounding his decision not to pursue a music career and musings over what he will do next.
Business correspondence, accounts, legal documents, and other materials of this Marengo County, Alabama, plantation owner.
Three journals recording land sales and transfers in southern Alabama, as well as memoranda and notes concerning the partners of this mercantile firm.
John writes to his niece and newphew in Indiana as he travels west through the midwest, at least as far as Iowa. He describes his discoveries about friends and relatives living in the west and promises to send some silk and a book by mail.
Manuscript of Alexander Hunter's Johnny Reb and Billy Yank, his narrative of service in the Confederate Army, under the working title, "Four Years in the Ranks."
A letter dated 20 August 1863, from Johns in Richmond, to Messers M. and E. Myers, Petersburg, Virginia, requesting them to deliver whiskey to the Confederate Army's medical department.
This collection is a letter written by A. W. Johnson to Josiah Crosby, Esquire. A. W. Johnson wrote regarding a sum of money owed to him by a person that lived close to Josiah Crosby and asked for assistance in collecting the money.