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This is a letter from B.F. Dickson to his friend Mollie (Daniel). In this letter, Dickson mentions how there has been a drought in his part of Kansas, leaving them without rain for over a year. Dickson also writes about how he wants to marry, but he living in Kansas is so far removed from his friends and family in Ashe county, and he does not want to marry outside the community.

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This letter from D. L. Pickett to two of his friends, William (Wm.) Daniels and Luke Eller, discusses Pickett’s recent move across the American Midwest. He mentions the natural geography of the country he tours, discusses people he sees, and includes the prices of various goods that he notes in the stores.

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