Folder from the Hugh Harrison Mills Collection, Correspondence
Pre-Civil War correspondence primarily consists of letters describing conditions in Concord, Salisbury, and Lincolnton, N.C. There are references to Methodist revivals and camp meetings in Cabarrus, Rowan, and Iredell counties. Letters from Salisbury describe the construction of the Western North Carolina Railroad, the poor condition of the plank road to Granite Hill, tearing down the old courthouse, and a rash of fires. date: 1844-1852 creator: Hugh Harrison Mills more...