Ledger and tally sheet for the J. R. Lowe, Dealers in General Merchandise and Cotton Factors, in McGhee, Alabama.
The collection contains a single letter from Lowe [the name is not certain] to Miss Roxy Barker of Limerick, New York, a small community close to Watertown. Lowe's letter is dated 11 February 1862 (the final digit spills off the edge of the page) and was sent from Falls Church, Virginia, where his Civil War unit was stationed. In it he describes conducting skirmishing drill, provisions, tents and sleeping arrangements,equipment, discipline, religous observance, and his own prayer that "I may be prepared to go in peace when it is mine to go [sic] if it is on the field of action or elsewhere".
This collection contains newspaper clippings concerning a feud between Representative William M. Lowe of Alabama and Senator John A. Logan of Illinois.
Letters from Marine recruit training at Parris Island, South Carolina, at the end of World War Two, to family (father and brothers) at home in Youngstown, Ohio. Describes camp life, training, and happiness in Marines.
Written just months after the war ended by O.A. Luckett of Canton, Mississippi, these letters provide a glimpse into a former slave owner's post-war viewpoint. Luckett said "we are all ruined" and refered to this period as "dark and troublesome times."
Short, handwritten biography of this Alabama physician and congressman.
Letter from M.E. Ludington of Fulton, New York, to J.H. Ruggler, Chief Clerk at the Canal Department in Albany, New York, on behalf of Mr. Terry. He asks him to inquire about a contract that was made and contained an estimate to build a bridge over the Oswego Canal.
Letter from Luichen to George about purchasing Christmas presents.
Biographical sketches and obituary of this Wetumpka, Alabama native.
Battle flag of Lumsden's Battery, Company "F", 2nd Light Artillery Battalion.
A brief note from Ella Luther written to her grandfather requesting that he come see his son, Daniel Miller, in town before before he (Daniel Miller) leaves town the following day.
Shanam Lwaminether writes to Grace E. Hoffman about missionary work in India.
A letter by Loring Lyman from Haiti to his brother the Reverend Orange Lyman of Oneida County, New York, describing his activities; subjects include immigrants, the climate, agriculture, the slave trade, Sierra Leone, and meeting the Haitian Governor, February 11, 1825.
The collection consists of a single letter from Lynn to his father, Joel Lynn of Hartford, Ohio Co., Indiana, written from Camargo, Illinois, 28 February 1863. Most of the letter relates to cattle, but Lynn also mentions that "There is Strong talk of a [military] draft here & also in some parts of the State Strong talk of resistance (which will prove a Humbug)".
A letter written by Francis S. Lyon, dated March 3, 1837, to M. Dickerson, Secretary of the United States Navy. In the letter he recommends that Dr. C. Wm. Tait to the position of assistant surgeon in the Navy.
A letter from M. H. to sisters about illness and death.
A letter from M. in Delaware, Ohio to her sister, Mrs. Allen Haines of Jeffersonville, Ohio about her upcoming visit.
Letter from Cora to her brother Frank. She speaks of news from home and of reading Little Lord Fauntleroy.
A letter written by Mabel to Ellie about her mother's reaction to her elopement and includes a schedule of their travels which will end in Eastport, New York.
Mabel, away at a religious camp in Wisconsin, writes of her activities to Rev. David Segerstrom, with whom she has an intimate acquaintance.