Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Boring; Jasper (Horse); New business enterprises; Milroy, Waters & Co.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, telling her that he wishes he could be home to nurse her and the children back to good health. Digging has begun and he hopes to have oil in a month. He asks her to send money if she can and talks of other...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Boring; Silver mines and mining; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage; Milroy, Waters & Co.
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, updating her on the status of their new oil venture. He has just returned from Atlanta where he saw first hand the destruction that took place there toward the end of the war.