Correspondence between John Franklin Wooten and Mary Christian Wooten. Includes letters written during courtship (1843 - 1845) and after marriage (1847) and references to the Washington Society, Mr. White School, and wedding plans. (1843-1847) 8 items, 16 pages.
Correspondence from Etheline N. Christian Phillips and Richard S. Phillips to John F. and Mary Wooten. Includes references to the effects of the Civil War, the death of Richards S. Phillips' father, plans to build a school in Charlottesville, VA, and business matters. (1852-1858, 186?, undated) 6 items, 12 pages.
Correspondence from Richard C. Wooten and John C. Wooten to their parents, John F. and Mary Wooten. Letters written at the University of Virginia and Episcopal High School. Includes references to university life, financial concerns, lectures, and the erection of a monument to Thomas Jefferson at the University of Virginia. (1867-1868) 4 items, 7 pages.
Letter from "Aunt Fannie" (possibly Fannie Thomas). Includes references to hiring servants, the sale of a slave (Arnold), details of a new home in Kinston and the move from Clinton, NC, to Kinston, NC. (1853) 1 item, 2 pages.
Letter from Edward Wooten to his cousin, John F. Wooten. Written at a theological seminary in Fairfax, VA. Lists numerous Civil War battlefields and refers to the Confederate Army. Also includes a reference to the Bishop Atkinson. (1867) 1 item, 2 pages.
Letter from F. A. Sullivan to John F. Wooten. Discussion of John F. Wooten and Mary Christian's courtship and of the 1844 Presidential race between James K. Polk and Henry Clay. (1844) 1 item, 2 pages.
Correspondence from L. L. Page (Possibly Lavinia Christian Page) to John F. Wooten and Mary Wooten. Discusses a lawsuit that forced a slave (Henry) to be sold from her father's estate. Also includes references to her husband (a doctor), her membership in an Episcopal church, and the death of a sister in childbirth. (1851, undated) 4 items, 6 pages.
Letters of condolence to John F. and Mary Wooten for the death of a son and of Mary's mother. Includes references to funeral customs, canning of produce for winter use, milking cows, and a description of a county fair. (1853-1867) 5 items. 8 pages.
Correspondence to members of the Christian family. Includes letters to Marie Christian and Richard S. Phillips. (1854, 1867, 1886) 3 items, 8 pages.
Correspondence to Fannie Moseley. Includes letter from Etheline "Ethie" Tudor of condolence on the death of Fannie's mother (Etheline's sister) Marie Christian Wooten and from the Attorney General of Kentucky concerning Wooten family reunions and genealogy. (1878, 1933) 2 items, 4 pages.