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Letter_02_09_1860.pdf
This is a letter from Martha King to Luke Eller and M. Brooks. Martha writes the letter to tell her friends about where she is now living as she has moved away from the Ashe County area. She says she is glad not to be in the cold mountains and enjoys…


Letter_01_12_1860.pdf
This is a letter from John Pennington to his cousin Luke Eller. Pennington writes the letter primarily to catch up with Luke as well as to inform him about his son getting married and moving back to live near him. Pennington ends his letter with a…


Reciept_12_7_1857.pdf
This is a receipt that indicates an exchange between Aswell and Luke Eller.


Receipt_Ellar_1856.pdf
This is a slip for Luke Eller from David Latham asking for money for Jacob Eller’s estate.


Note_Money_paid_1856.pdf
This is a receipt indicating that Luke Eller paid the fee for management of Jacob Eller’s estate for the year.


Letter_1857_01_21.pdf
This is a letter from Aswell Eller to his father, Luke. Aswell apologizes for not writing a letter to his father sooner, explaining that the weather saw temperatures that were thirty degrees below zero and the river froze so no mail could be sent. He…


Letter_08_7_1859.pdf
This is a letter from William and Susan Eller to William’s brother and brother’s wife Luke and Sarah. William focuses on the subject of property. He says he hopes that his brother John will move near him and that he wishes Luke and Sarah could do the…


Letter_06_25_1858.pdf
This is a letter from John Pennington to his cousin Luke Eller. John asks Luke for some of his seed and tells him that he has finished cutting his wheat crop. The letter ends with a complaint about the issue of trade in John’s area. John says that…


Letter_01_23_1858.pdf
This is a brief financial account of affairs between Luke and Jacob Eller.


Letter_1833.pdf
This is a letter from Jacob Eller to Mrs. Luke White. In this letter, Jacob specifies his financial intentions in regards to a large sum of money, and appoints Mrs. Luke White to execute his wishes in terms of the money.


Letter_1828.pdf
This is a receipt indicating a payment received by John Finely from Jacob Eller.


Letter _1826.pdf
This is a financial record referring to matters between Jacob Eller and Luke White. It is largely illegible.


2012_045_1898_0324.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to Betty Kirby Eller, her aunt. The letter focuses on domestic affairs, such as the household budget, family, and upcoming trips, along with various friends’ correspondence.


2012_045_1898_0117.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. The letter discusses two things primarily, butter and other household items. Betty sent Emma several pounds of butter as part of a long-running exchange of goods they have set up,…


2012_045_1897_1022.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. In this letter, Emma writes about domestic business such as dressmaking and shoes. This is the subject of the majority of Emma’s letters, however, this letter also mentions that…


2012_045_1897_1017.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. The letter opens as usual for Emma, writing about the price of butter, fabric, and postage. Emma also mentions her youngest child, Virginia, who is healthy and playful. The letter…


2012_045_1897_0921.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt, Betty Kirby Eller. The letter is brief for Emma, and mentions that her daughter Virginia has a cold. The letter also makes references to enclosed photos of Emma’s husband and daughter, however,…


2012_045_1897_0311.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. Emma writes about her loneliness since her husband, whom she refers to as ‘Dr.’, has gone to Baltimore for several weeks for a medical course. She has friends stay with her to…


2012_045_1896_0701.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. The letter discusses butter and its forms and the consequences of shipping lots of butter.


2012_045_1896_0521.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. The letter discusses various affairs such as butter and ham Emma wants to buy or trade with her aunt. She offers her aunt curtains she is sewing for the butter. Emma goes on to…


2012_045_1896_0504.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. The letter discusses many of the things Emma frequently writes to her aunt about. Butter is the main topic, as Emma has received her regular shipment from her aunt. Emma also…


2012_045_1896_0124.pdf
This is an incomplete letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. The letter focuses on butter and how much is being paid for it and other goods.


2012_045_1895_1125.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. The letter mentions a photo that Emma says she includes in the envelope, but said photo is not present. Emma talks about butter, when she received her regular package of butter,…


2012_045_1895_1117.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. This brief letter discusses how Betty does not need to send any butter to Emma because she already is being sent some from someone else. Emma writes that she is about to go to…


2012_045_1895_1111.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. Emma writes that she would like her aunt to send her more butter, and that she enjoyed her recent trip. She is sad that she was not able to see more of her sickly mother and…


2012_045_1883_1125.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. Emma writes this letter while sick with the mumps. She is attending a girls college, and discusses her lessons and reading. She says she is no longer homesick, but likes being…
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