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Letter_nd_31.pdf
This is a letter from Emery Kirby to his parents. Emery writes about moving soon to a new location and tells how to address any mail sent to him. Note: the letter was mailed from Salt Sulphur Springs, Virginia which was before the Civil War. Salt…

Letter_nd_26.pdf
This letter from Emory Kirby to his father, Joel, discusses recent developments in Greenbrier and surrounding counties after Morgan’s Raid in Ohio. Emory Kirby says that he does not believe that the war will end any time soon, and that the reports…

Letter_nd_025.pdf
This is a letter from Emory Taylor Kirby to his brother Millard Fillmore Kirby. This letter makes mention of a turkey and exchange with Lucy Perkins, as well as discusses a possible legal situation that E.T. Kirby is involved with that requires him…

Letter_03_11_nd.pdf
This letter talks about work done on Ada’s house, domestic life, and the lives of close family friends. There is mention of raising horses, marriages, and rules for growing tomatoes.