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Pierce is writing to his mother to express his happiness toward receiving letters from her and his brother Robert. Pierce discusses his sister's travel arrangements too. He also goes into details expressing his love of home and how it should remain…

Pierce is writing to his mother to see how she is adjusting to the outcome of the Civil War. He names several options for her to consider if she decides to relocate. He also reminds her to remain strong and optimistic despite the defeat.

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Two letters appear in this collection. Both are sent to Dr. Robert M. Young (Pierce's father). The first letter discusses the verdict in a manslaughter case, and the second letter discusses the events that took place once the writer left…

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George William Young arriving in Cartersville on the next Monday with his wife, children, and one slave. Arranging for Louisa to make plans to meet them at the depot in Cartersville. 3 handwritten pages

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This is an apology letter from Thomas to Kate for a lapse in writing. He expresses his satisfaction in knowing that the feelings she possesses for him are stronger than anyone else in his life. He confirms his affection for her, despite enjoying…

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Thomas expresses his wish to Kate that she would write more often, and that he spends energy and emotion waiting on her letters every day. He tells her that he must hear from her to be happy.

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Jones is writing Kate to question why she does not write him more often. He admits to being busy, and also writing several letters that were not mailed. However, he still questions why she does not write more. He describes the dull conditions of…

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A short letter from Young to his mother discussing the death of a “brother cadet” at the Georgia Military Institute. Young comments on the cause of death, which was pneumonia, and how symptoms such as pleurisy induced a very painful death. Young…

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Letter to Pierce concerning his military attire. The sender comments on epaulets that are available. The letter mentions seeing Pierce's name in the local Savannah newspaper as a cadet at West Point. In the article, Pierce is described as excellent…

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A letter to P.M.B. Young from a friend who is sick and unable to leave home.

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A brief letter from Louisa Jones to PMB Young. Louisa expresses how she misses her brother and is excited to see him during an upcoming visit. She mentions the condition of their brother, Robert. Louisa discusses family matters as well as mentioning…

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Fannie writes to Lou informing her she will not will be able to visit due to travel problems and late arrivals. 2 handwritten pages.

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The unknown writer is telling Tom about his/her baby daughter and hopes that she will be able to visit her soon. 2 handwritten pages. *The second page is written in a different hand.

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Cousin (Rupo?) writes to Tom that he received his letter detailing their stay at Montvale Springs. The cousin sends his condolences to Tom for the death of his niece. He goes on to explain his relationship with a Sue, a near cousin and hopes that…

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In her letter to her brother, she asked if he liked his profession and if his practice was going well. She discussed the ailments of her children and all the people who had visited in the past months. She mentioned the crops and that they were in…

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The author wrote an acknowledgment on behalf of Edmund of an invitation extended by Thomas to have Edmund come for a visit so Thomas can treat his illness. Regrets extended that Edmund cannot travel. Provides a lengthy and detailed description of…

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Tom writes Kate a long letter wracked with insecurities after having their wedding has been postponed a week, hoping that Kate will look at him and marriage favorably and convincing her to wait and not overthink the predicament. He ends with…

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Robert writes to Pierce at West Point, encouraging him to work hard and take advantage of the time he has to make the most of his studies, which will put him in the best possible position to have a good life after he graduates. He lets him know he is…

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Although the letter is not signed, it appears to be Louisa writing to her brother, P.M.B. Young. She informs Young of local happenings and gossip. 4 handwritten pages.

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Robert Young is filling out a legal bill of sale to Germany and Champion, this is some form of legal document. 3 handwritten pages

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Order from Confederate Army headquarters, Dept. of SC, GA & FL assigning Major General Young to the command of Iverson's Division to assume his commission. By command of Lieutenant General Hardee. Original document consists of one handwritten page.

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Tom tells Kate that he has to cancel their upcoming visit due to a rise in patient visits. He also writes about his unsuccessful quest to find two letters she had previously written to Jones. He finishes the letter by telling her of the church choir…

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Tom tells Kate that he has written to her parents concerning the marriage proposal and his fear of rejection. 1 handwritten page.

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Apologies made for delay in responding due to child's illness. Description of how much grandchildren miss grandparents and Aunt Lou and Uncle Pierce. Mention of wealthy, elegant Savannah city folk. Promise made to visit during the summer. …

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Jones writes of his travels, his fear of Kate’s parents rejecting his marriage proposal, and his joining of a local church. 3 handwritten pages.

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A short letter from Young to his mother discussing the death of a “brother cadet” at the Georgia Military Institute. Young comments on the cause of death, which was pneumonia, and how symptoms such as pleurisy induced a very painful death. Young…
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