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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…

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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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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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This letter from sister Louisa expresses how much she misses Pierce. She discusses a visit from Robert that went well. Louisa also expresses her pleasure at Pierce's bright future by complimenting his position at West Point. Louisa mentions a wedding…

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A note to Pierce M.B. Young requesting his visit during Young's stay in New York. Unknown author mentioned that his brother was renting author's furnished house and the author was boarding with his family at 17 East 31st Street. 1 handwritten page.

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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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Letter was written right before P.M.B. Young's first furlough after two years at West Point. He mentions a receipt of money from father and agreement with father's views. Includes comments about reluctance to ask someone for a favor, disdain for…

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Young is writing to his mother describing homesickness, his thoughts of resignation from the United States Military Academy, pertinent day-to-day activities for cadets, and his future. He expresses a desire to come home, but also the importance as a…
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