Letter from James to Miriam A. Berry, 1861 April 18
File — Box: 4257.015, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents
Letter from James of St. Mary's, Kentucky, to Miriam A. Berry of Big Spring, Kentucky, commiserating with her on the marriage of an apparent erstwhile suitor of Miriam's. He also tells her of the progress he's made on his manuscript titled The Life of Trotter Triggs and its possible publication in the LLebanon Democrat. He concludes the letter telling her of a mutual friend's intent on joining the army but "as it is impossible to tell which side he is for, I cannont but think that he is going to remain neutral." He also says "It is a most deplorable state of affairs to see friend against friend, brother against brother, and father against son, and there is no telling when of how it will end."
- 1861 April 18
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From the Collection: 15.2 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Formerly MSS.2538 Letter from James to Miriam A. Berry