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[Transcript of letter from Joseph Carroll to his son Joseph A. Carroll, July 12, 1860]

Description: Transcript of a 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: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Transcript of letter from Mary L. Woods to Celia Carroll, June 28, 1859]

Description: Transcript of a 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: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Transcript of letter from William Carroll to Joseph A. Carroll, January 27, 1856]

Description: Transcript of a 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: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Thomas M. Carroll to Joseph A. Carroll, September 22, 1867]

Description: Letter from Thomas M. Carroll to Joseph A. Carroll discussing the news from Louisiana. He also discusses politics, and the possibility of Negro suffrage, and what they should do in the event that is becomes law.
Date: September 22, 1867
Creator: Carroll, Thomas M.
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, May 8, 1865]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his wife Celia Carroll discussing the surrender of the Confederate Army, the food they are fed, and his hopes to return home soon.
Date: May 7, 1865
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott

[Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to Celia Carroll, November 17, 1864]

Description: Letter from Joseph A. Carroll to his wife Celia Carroll informing her that he will send her hoop skirts, and asking that she tell his daughter she must give him a thousand kisses for the presents he sends her.
Date: November 17, 1864
Creator: Carroll, Joseph A.
Partner: Private Collection of Jim McDermott