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A letter from P.M.B. Young to his Mother. Young discusses his health, and overcoming a recent illness. Additionally, Young outlines his views on marriage and graduation, as well as events at Fort Solomon.

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A letter from Robert to his mother, sent from Savannah, Georgia. Robert describes the beauties of Savannah, and potential plans to send his children to stay with his mother. He goes on to briefly describe his time in the northern cities of…

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Young’s mother is writing him to congratulate and also express her excitement concerning Young’s complete conversion to Christianity. The letter goes into detail describing the importance of accepting “the Redeemer” into one’s life.

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This two-page handwritten letter, with additional envelope, is a light-heartedl note that explains the weather in Newport and how the family is doing generally. He also briefly comments on the recent visit of Aunt Mary and Aunt Georgia.

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This four-page handwritten letter from William Young is almost illegible. The author laments about his loneliness and hopes family comes to visit soon. He also details the health of himself and his family.

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A letter to Tom from his mother-in-law (?) about the death of her daughter, Kate. She mentioned the cotton crop, a visit from his mother, She discussed Alick, who is working for Dr. Framer and asked Tom to have him stop smoking. She mentioned that…

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Pierce's letter to his sister upon his arrival back at school. Asks her to have their father send a book for study. Chastises her for betraying his confidence regarding the reputation of a lady and then warns to be careful talking to men, they are…

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The author writes to her mother about a Masquerade she recently attended in Newport. She talks of fireworks and Impersonations of “Old John Brown of Harpers ferry.” She also writes of her dislike for the Yankees. 5 handwritten pages.

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Virginia writes a letter to Mother Young, detailing the family’s recent business, thanking them for gifts of apples while describing how the whole family is sick, especially George. George writes a shorter letter to accompany hers, where he speaks…

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P.M.B. Young writes to his sister, disapproving of her choice of Tom Jones as husband and urging her to think carefully about her decision. He mentions 4th of July celebrations at West Point and that he wants money to travel to New York soon. His…

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PMB Young writes to his father, asking him for comments on a piece about horses that he wrote that an instructor is using in class. He sends home seeds from a plum he enjoyed, describes the events of a cadet election, and promises to write his mother…

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P.M.B. writes home to his mother, and he talks about cadet life, his classes, and what he has been doing with his little spare time. Meanwhile, he talks about a merit appointment that he believes he should have been recommended for. 3 handwritten…
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