Personal Correspondence from a young women to her Mother
Atlanta, Georgia: 1868. The double sided letter to the writer's mother shares an update about their life and gossip. The letter is written on Memphis and Charleston Railroad Letterhead from Atlanta, Georgia during the period of Reconstruction. The writer discusses recent illness, a bad cold, and general news about the going on of their day. She also expressed her dislike of the recent rainy weather stating "I have come to the conclusion that the lovely Springs of the 'Sunny South' are a myth or else beyond the recollections of the oldest inhabitant". Toward the end she also claims that she is awful for writing such an awful letter with all the complaints of her life and hopes to do better as a person. 9 3/4" x 7 1/2" Overall condition is good.