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Letter_nd_006.pdf
This note written by Edward King is a documentation of the debt of $ 4.46 that Luke Eller had to William Weaver on April 9th, 1859. The note was signed by Edward King and William Weaver.


Letter_nd_001.pdf
This is a letter written by Elizabeth “Bettie” Kirby to a friend letting them know that she is doing well and asking the friend to visit and write soon. This letter also informs the friend about an illness that is about.


Letter_Eller_1898.pdf
This is a letter to Elizabeth "Bettie" Eller from her cousin M. (Martha) Hamilton. This letter informs Bettie about the family’s well-being and where they are living. Hamilton inquires how Bettie’s family is doing and what many of his relatives are…


Letter_10_14_nd.pdf
This is a letter from Barbara Francis "Fannie" Young (nee Kirby) to her sister Elizabeth "Bettie" Eller. Barbara's daughter Lillian also writes a brief note at the top of the first page. Fannie discusses the plans for Lillian's visit to Bettie.


envelope_nd_002.pdf
This is an envelope addressed to Nannie Eller.


envelope_nd_001.pdf
This is an envelope addressed to Mary Eller.


envelope_Eller_1898.pdf
This is an envelope addressed to Elizabeth "Bettie" Eller.


Postcard_1908.pdf
This postcard postmarked from Blacksburg, Va. to Mrs. J.L. Eller in Clifton, N.C., features a note and photograph of the high school building in Blacksburg, VA.


Letter_10_24_1920.pdf
In this letter from Mary Eller to her mother, Elizabeth. Mary discusses life on the farm, mentioning her fear of the dry weather affecting their grain. She also talks about church events and her hopes to have a visit from her mother soon.


Letter_06_11_1899.pdf
• This is a letter detailing to a cousin, Joesph Eller, that the family has just received news about a death within their family. They wish they could be with the other members of the family, but the family isn’t well enough to make the trip, and…


Letter_05_29_1899.pdf
This is the first part of a letter written by R.A. Fan to Mary Eller. R.A. Fan catches up with Miss Mary Eller and inquires about some of her friends.


Letter_02_13_1899.pdf
This letter from Hamilton to Elizabeth Eller, a cousin, details family events such as the growth of children, income, and problems with a woman that Hamilton knows. Hamilton asks for a lot of details about people that Elizabeth knows, and mentions…


Letter_12_31_1890.pdf
This letter from Fannie Kirby to her aunt Elizabeth talks about Christmas and events in her and her friends’ and family’s lives.


Letter_12_30_1892.pdf
This letter from Lillie to her aunt, Elizabeth Eller, talks about the Christmas Holiday, life in Baltimore, and the weather. Lillie also discusses postage and various clothes that Elizabeth wants her to buy.


Letter_11_28_1891.pdf
This letter from Lillian to her Aunt, Elizabeth Eller, talks about life in Baltimore, and how Lillian is trying to adapt to the big city life. She talks about the price of clothing, a fire she saw, and her concern with her aging.


Letter_11_20_1892.pdf
This letter from Lillian to her Aunt, Elizabeth Eller, is about her life in Baltimore and cooking. She described her living situation and boarders. This letter is largely focused on the subject of food.


Letter_11_12_1892.pdf
This letter from Jas Eller to Joseph Eller discusses a proposition from Jas to work as a teacher at a school that Joseph Eller is involved with.


Letter_10_25_1891.pdf
This letter from Lillian to her Aunt, Elizabeth Eller, is about her moving to Baltimore. She give Elizabeth the details of her trip and tells her what she finds interesting about life in the city.


Letter_07_18_1890.pdf
This letter from Mary Eller to her mother talks about the dry summer weather, crops, gardening, and how the family is faring. Mary also brings up her half-brother A.P. Eller.


Letter_05_01_1892.pdf
This letter from Lillie to her aunt talks about a dress pattern that Lillie has sent her aunt. Lillie also talks about the trip they made to get back home to Edgewater, Virginia, and how they will be house sitting for her Uncle Zeke.


Letter_02_28_1892.pdf
This letter from Lillie Young to her aunt, Elizabeth Eller, talks about how Lillie is getting along in Baltimore, where her husband, Staley Young, is going to college. Lillie complains about the amount of people she must see daily, and how she wishes…


Letter_02_11_1892.pdf
This letter from Aswell "A.P" Eller to his brother discusses a trip Aswell plans to make to visit his brother. The letter also mentions the grippe.


Letter_12_09_1889.pdf
This letter from Lillie Young to her aunt, Elizabeth Eller, talks about the death of Irena Phipps Young, Lillie's grandmother, and mentions some of her relatives, including Lucy Ann Young. Lillie also refers to her father, John Tyler Young. The…


Letter_09_24_1889.pdf
This letter from Lillie Young to her aunt, Elizabeth Eller, talks about peaches, a new school teacher, and her mother's health.


Letter_08_05_1889.pdf
This letter from Lillian to her aunt, Elizabeth Eller, talks about Lillie’s travel plans, weaving, and men’s looks.


Letter_06_23_1887.pdf
This letter from V.A. Kirby to Elizabeth Kirby talks about her time in North Topeka, Kansas. She wrote that the crops were doing extremely well and that she wished they could come on a visit.


Letter_06_05_1887.pdf
This letter from Elizabeth Eller to her sister, Frances Kirby (Young) discusses Lillian, who Elizabeth Eller appears to be raising, and Sunday School. Elizabeth mentions the horses and mules they have, and the foods they are eating for dinner,…


envelope_09_26_1889.pdf
This is an envelope addressed to Elizabeth “Bettie” Eller, dated 26 September 1889


Letter_10_18_1886.pdf
This letter from Ada Kirby to her sister Bettie talks about various events in Ada’s domestic life, including the burial of a young boy after his death of diphtheria, and the weather.


Letter_07_27_1885.pdf
This letter from Ada Kirby to her sister, Elizabeth Eller, talks about the dresses Ada is sending to Elizabeth. This letter is a response to “Letter from Elizabeth Eller to Ada Kirby, 16 July 1885.” Ada tries to calm Elizabeth’s concerns at the…


Letter_07_16_1885.pdf
This letter from Elizabeth Eller to her sister Ada talks about the outbreak of scarlet fever in the area that Elizabeth lives. Elizabeth has three children, and so she is worried that they might get sick. Children of people she knows have died from…


Letter_02_01_1886.pdf
This is a letter from Ada Kirby to her sister Elizabeth Eller. Ada talks about the family's health, the weather, and her hopes for getting visits from relatives.


Letter_01_15_1886.pdf
This letter from Elizabeth Eller to her sister Ada Kirby talks about how Kirby Luke Eller, Elizabeth's son, has caught pneumonia and is extremely ill.


letter_01_11_1885.pdf
This letter from Elizabeth Eller to her sister Ada discusses domestic happenings in Elizabeth’s life. Elizabeth talks about her children going to school, the cold weather, her nephew Emery, and a funeral.


letter_07_26_1874.pdf
This letter from Susan Eller to Luke and Sarah Eller discusses farming and the impact of Reconstruction on Susan. Susan mentions the price of crops and that some vendors of farm animals are not selling in her area anymore because there is an…


Letter_11_17_1867.pdf
This is a letter from Emmitt McEwan to Mollie Eller, his cousin. Emmitt talks about how there are very few women in his area. He asks about an upcoming wedding and mentions he might attend, and he wants to marry someone from Ashe County and not…


Letter_07_28_1867.pdf
This is a letter from Emmitt McEwen to Mollie Eller, whom he describes as an acquaintance. Emmitt writes about how he hopes to get married soon and that he worries he will not be able to marry any of the women who live in Ashe County because they…


Letter_07_19_1867.pdf
This is a letter from Sally King to her aunt and uncle Sarah and Luke Eller. Sally talks primarily about her strong religious belief and talks about her fears that several of her family members won’t go to Heaven because they aren’t as fervent…


letter_02_19_1869.pdf
This is a letter from Mollie Daniel to her cousin Mollie Eller. Mollie writes that she is anxious to hear from Mollie, whom she says never answered an earlier letter. Mollie is also anxious to see and hear from family members.


Letter_11_19_1863.pdf
This is a letter from Hansford Eller to Luke Eller. The letter is very faint, making it largely illegible.


Letter_07_23_1865.pdf
This is a letter from Mary Eller to her cousin Mollie Daniel. In this letter, Mary explains that Mollie’s family is not dead, and that her parents and brother are very much alive, and then she says where they all are living and working. She also…


Letter_04_12_1864.pdf
This is a letter from Hansford Eller to his parents, Luke and Sarah Eller. Hansford says that he has heard from his brother Aswell, and that he is fine. There is also mention of an attack planned on a town once a gunboat comes to the area, however,…


Letter_02_11_1863.pdf
This is a letter from Hansford Eller to Luke Eller, his father. Hansford is serving in the Confederate Army and has been away from home for some time, and is hoping to come back soon. His grandmother, he says, has grim outlooks on both the war and…


Letter_02_10_1863.pdf
This is a letter from Hansford Eller to his father, Luke Eller. Hansford informs his father of the goings on in their area during the Civil War and tells him about his income.


Letter_01_22_1864.pdf
This is a letter from Hansford Eller to his parents. Hansford informs them of his arrival at camp and what he did when he got there, which he says is nothing.


Letter_01_10_1863.pdf
This is a letter from Aswell Eller to Luke Eller, his father. Aswell mentions Hansford’s swapping of his mare for another horse and details several letters he has received recently.


Envelope_1.pdf
This is an envelope addressed to H. Weaver, from Mollie Eller


Letter_1860.pdf
This is a letter from Mary Eller to her cousin, Jennie King. Mary asks how Jennie has been since they were last at camp meetings together, and then Mary demands that Jennie continue to live a religious life and that Jennie must make Joseph King, her…


Letter_12_25_1862.pdf
This is a letter from Hansford Eller to Luke Eller. In this letter, Hansford tells his parents what he got his brother Aswell for Christmas and when he plans to come home. He ends the letter with a song he has copied down.


Letter_10_12_1860.pdf
This is a letter from W.L. King to Luke Eller, and family. W.L. says that Evaline, his mother, has died, but otherwise he has little news. The reason W.L. wrote this letter, he says, is that his last letter received a response that was dated on the…