Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Domestics--Indiana--Rensselaer
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of the children. The servant girl has left, leaving Mary without help. She and the children are excited about the possibility of going to see Milroy in the field.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Sick children; Bounties--Confederate States of America
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, who writes that she just read in a newspaper that there is a price on Milroy's head. She describes the children's reactions to this news. The children are ill and Mary herself isn't feeling well.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Sick children; Boring; Lead mines and mining; Silver mines and mining; Oil wells; Milroy, Waters & Co.; Pygmies
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, asking about her and the children. He thinks it is time to start gauging where the children's future interest might lie. He writes of the oil wells and boring as well as their work at the lead mine. He has...
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, updating him on life at home. Her servant ran off. Mary is apparently making travel preparations to go to Tennessee to see Milroy. She was supposed to testify at Tatman's trial, but was told she would not have...
A letter from Milroy's daughter, Ella, letting him know that Brucey fell off the roof and broke his collarbone. Also includes a brief letter from Mary letting Milroy know that Cicero was arrested for stealing letters from the Post Office.
A note from Milroy's son, Val, writing about things at home. He asks that if Milroy comes home, please bring Jasper. Mary also writes letting him know that she hasn't been well, but hopes to be back on her feet soon.
A letter from Ella, telling her father about school and a recent concert. She also thanks him for the gifts he sent to the children. Mary writes that it is cold, and she pities the poor soldiers out in the elements. She hopes the war is over...
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, letting him know that Val has been ill. The other children have started back to school. Ben is working for someone else, as Mary has only enough work for a girl, but not both the girl and Ben.
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; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finance, Personal
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, thanking him for the money he sent home. He should continue to send money when he can so she can pay off the mortgage. She also writes about family, the weather and the garden.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finances, Personal; School
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that she received money that he sent. His next pay check should pay off the mortgage. She would like to visit him in Tennessee if it is safe. The children are in school but term is nearly up. Mary...
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing that Val had a spasm and luckily Mr. James was there and could help. She writes that they've ridden in the new buggy and plan to get two ponies to pull it. She writes of various friends and neighbors. ...