Letter to Elizabeth Eller from Mary Ann Kirby, 12 February 1910

Title

Letter to Elizabeth Eller from Mary Ann Kirby, 12 February 1910

Description

This is a long letter from Mary Ann Kirby to her sister-in-law Elizabeth Eller. In the letter, Mary Ann talks about the February weather and how she relies on labor sourced from the local African American community to perform duties around the farm. She also describes efforts she has made to earn and save some money for a Confederate monument. She mentions the book Trumpet Blasts by Thomas DeWitt Talmage. The letter ends with a talk on Mary Ann’s quilts and the price of goods

Subject

Eller, Elizabeth "Bettie" Kirby, 1851-1925
Kirby, Mary Ann, 1846-1927

Date

12 February 1910

Extent

6 pages

Identifier

Letter_02_12_1910.pdf

Citation

“Letter to Elizabeth Eller from Mary Ann Kirby, 12 February 1910 ,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed June 19, 2019, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/15297.