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Letter_11_12_1892.pdf
This letter from Jas Eller to Joseph Eller discusses a proposition from Jas to work as a teacher at a school that Joseph Eller is involved with.


Letter_10_25_1891.pdf
This letter from Lillian to her Aunt, Elizabeth Eller, is about her moving to Baltimore. She give Elizabeth the details of her trip and tells her what she finds interesting about life in the city.


Letter_07_18_1890.pdf
This letter from Mary Eller to her mother talks about the dry summer weather, crops, gardening, and how the family is faring. Mary also brings up her half-brother A.P. Eller.


Letter_02_11_1892.pdf
This letter from Aswell "A.P" Eller to his brother discusses a trip Aswell plans to make to visit his brother. The letter also mentions the grippe.


letter_10_10_1884.pdf
This letter from Laura Kirby to her aunt, Ada, talks about land Ada wants to buy in Kansas. Laura also tells Ada that a horse has been killed, and that they do not know if the company responsible for the horse's death will pay for a new horse or not.…


envelope_06_10_1887.pdf
This is an envelope from Robert Lee Kirby addressed to Frances “Nan” Kirby, and dated 10 June 1887.


letter_02_21_1885.pdf
This letter from Laura Kirby to her aunt Ada talks about Samuel J. Kirby's moving the family to a new farm. Laura says that she and her sister Alice have left school and discusses the winter weather.


letter_02_07_1885.pdf
This is a letter from Laura Kirby to her aunt Ada Kirby. The letter discusses how Laura no longer plans on attending school and how the weather has been some of the coldest they have ever had in Kansas. Laura talks about a fair they attended and says…


envelope_July_1887.pdf
This is an envelope addressed to Millard Kirby and dated 26 July 1887.


envelope_1885.pdf
This is an envelope addressed to Ada Kirby and dated 1885.


envelope_10_18_1881.pdf
This is an envelope addressed to Ada Kirby and dated 18 October 1881.


Letter_07_28_1867.pdf
This is a letter from Emmitt McEwen to Mollie Eller, whom he describes as an acquaintance. Emmitt writes about how he hopes to get married soon and that he worries he will not be able to marry any of the women who live in Ashe County because they…


envelope_1867_1869.pdf
This is an envelope addressed to Mollie Eller.


Letter_04_12_1864.pdf
This is a letter from Hansford Eller to his parents, Luke and Sarah Eller. Hansford says that he has heard from his brother Aswell, and that he is fine. There is also mention of an attack planned on a town once a gunboat comes to the area, however,…


Letter_01_22_1864.pdf
This is a letter from Hansford Eller to his parents. Hansford informs them of his arrival at camp and what he did when he got there, which he says is nothing.


Letter_1832.pdf
This letter from D. L. Pickett to two of his friends, 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…


Deed_1841.pdf
This is a deed for fifty acres of land purchased by Edward King.


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_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_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_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,…