Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Apples; Home life
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, letting him know that she arrived safely home after seeing him in Logansport. She stopped to see a few family and friends before heading home. It is quite cold out and the apples are likely frozen.
A letter to Milroy letting him know that 102 officers signed a petition on his behalf, which was sent to the President. Adams was arrested by Col. McReynolds in an attempt to keep him from signing the petition.
A draft of a letter sent to Adjutant General's office, summarizing Milroy's military career and asking for reinstatement of duties. Accompanying this letter is a letter from Major Gordon, also outlining his military efforts during the war.
A note for a loan taken out by the men of the 9th Indiana for equipment and supplies needed before entering the war. The loan, to the Bank of Indiana, is in the amount of $3739.26, all of which was repaid save for $100 owed by D.C. Wirner who died...
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, acknowledging money he sent home. She lets him know of a couple of outstanding bills that are a result of his generosity. They owe $1100 on the mortgage to their home.
Letters; Home life; Gooseberries--Harvesting; Milroy family--Correspondence
A letter from Milroy's daughter, Ella, who reports on the activities of the family. They have harvested gooseberries. Some of Mary's family are visiting. The boys are in school. Ella is still taking music lessons.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, letting her know that he will be returning to Tullahoma. He has found job opportunities in Tennessee for several friends/neighbors from Rensselaer, if they would go to Tennessee.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finances, Personal; Jasper (Horse); United States Military Academy
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of various financial dealings and giving Mary instruction on how to handle them. Milroy writes of the situation in Tennessee and his disgust with the "West Pointers" running the war. He had vowed to see...