The McGee Family Letters consists of three letters written to the McGee family in Charlestown, Indiana in 1822, 1831, and 1832. Transcriptions of the letters are provided. Misspellings were not corrected.
Marshall, Thomas R. (Thomas Riley), 1854-1925 -- Correspondence ; Indiana -- Political campaigns.
Governor Marshall writes to Dan M. Link, Auburn, Indiana, regarding the upcoming political campaign. The letter is typed on letterhead of Executive Department, State of Indiana, dated October 24, 1910, and signed "Tom".
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; Boisen, Elizabeth Louisa Matelda Wylie (Lou) (1839 - 1930); Wylie, Rebecca Dennis (1812 - 1913); Wylie Family -- Correspondence; Women -- Indiana -- Monroe County
Louisa writes of prayer meetings, excitement about the draft. Lists men who are joining the effort, including the Hoosier Grays, and uses the term "secesh" for Rebel sympathizers. Describes witnessing a lunar rainbow.
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; Wylie, Jane Melheme (Jen) (1836 - 1865); Wylie Family -- Correspondence; Women -- Indiana -- Monroe County
Jane expresses frustration with letters unanswered, the war, and the longing for peace. She relays witnessing marching soldiers and discusses the Presbyterian and Episcopal churches, incl. Professor Ballentine. Uses the word "secesh" when speaking...
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Indiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1861-1865). Company I; Graham Family -- Correspondence
Letter written from Bloomington, Indiana, mention how National Feast Day (September 26, 1861) was observed in Bloomington by businesses and churches.
Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Wylie, Redick McKee (1831 - 1904) -- Correspondence; Wylie Family -- Correspondence; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History
Mentions the lack of rain and its effects on the crops. Mentions copies of Dr. Parvin's speech which has published to be sent to Andrew. Talks about general scarcity of money. Describes visit of Samuel Martin and Family and then discusses...