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[Letter from William Carroll to Joseph A. Carroll, January 27, 1856]

Description: Letter from William Carroll to his brother Joseph A. Carroll informing him of the news from Louisiana, Missouri. He discusses the price of produce and animals, and mentions several weddings that have occurred. He also mentions that he would like to spend a winter in Texas.
Date: January 27, 1856
Creator: Carroll, William
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Mary L. Woods to Celia Carroll, June 28, 1859]

Description: Letter from Mary L. Woods to Celia Carroll telling of a murder and upcoming trial in Louisiana. She also lists recent marriages and deaths, and mentions that her father is running for County Surveyor in the next election.
Date: June 28, 1859
Creator: Woods, Mary L.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Joseph Carroll to his son Joseph A. Carroll, July 12, 1860]

Description: Letter from Joseph Carroll to his son Joseph A. Carroll telling him news of the family in Louisiana, Missouri, and asking many questions about what Carroll is doing in Texas. He also discusses politics in Missouri, and the presidential race between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas.
Date: July 12, 1860
Creator: Carroll, Joseph
Item Type: Letter