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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 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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This three-page handwritten letter, including envelope, is indicative of the illiteracy of the unknown author. It is a simple letter chronicling how God can heal wounds of the flesh and of the heart and spirit. She expresses hope that Caroline will…

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Thomas F. Jones, Jr. authored this seven-page handwritten letter describing an ordeal with an unidentified drunken friend. He was so drunk that Jones likened him to a "Patagonian" who likened him to "the Evil Spirit." He also reassures Kate the he is…

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In this three-page handwritten love letter, Thomas F. Jones, Jr. bestows his adoration upon the recipient. He comments how he loved another before, but the woman did not reciprocate his affections. He mentions that he traveled 500 miles by horse for…

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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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Letter written by Henry asking Tom if he could borrow “either a horse or mule” for an upcoming trip. 1 handwritten page.

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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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In a letter to his sister, George Young discussed their brother, Robert moving to Texas and how much he will miss him. He talked about receiving his orders and how much he will miss the rest of the family. He agreed with her opinion of the Yankees…

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In a letter to his wife, who is somewhere else, Tom asks when she is going to Columbia. He is happy she is going to Mill Creek but also misses her. He attended a conversation party as a fundraiser for church, where woman fell down the stairs. He…

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A short letter to Kate that included an inquiry about when she was leaving for Carolina. Tom said that Emma wanted to travel with her, if her father would wait. One 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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This poster shows a large crowd of soldiers in front of several railway cars. This World War II poster was intended to influence viewers to curtail unnecessary travel so that scarce transportation resources could be used for war purposes.

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This poster was created to promote winter tourism in New York State. It depicts a man and woman cross-country skiing. Both are wearing blue snowsuits, red scarves, red-and-white striped mittens and socks, and brown shoes. A snow-covered hill is shown…

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This pamphlet gives advice to mothers traveling with babies and small children. Most of the information regards train travel but there are sections on bus and car travel as well. The pamphlet's advice assumes that the mother has no adults traveling…

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This poster shows a group of civilian and military travelers crowded into a railway car. Many have grim or unhappy expressions on their faces. This World War II poster was intended to influence viewers to curtail unnecessary travel so that scarce…
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