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This short letter to Luke Eller from a son tells of his stay with an uncle on account of bad weather. He also warns his father about the serious financial condition of the East Tennessee and Knoxville banks.

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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.

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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 mentions that their Uncle William Rufus King received a pardon from Andrew Johnson for fighting for the Confederacy.

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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 finishes his letter by saying he fears ending life a beggar so he must remain a Christian.

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