William Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Baltimore, Maryland, after journeying from Kentucky to New Orleans with a shipment of tobacco, and then sailing from New Orleans around the Florida peninsula to New Castle, Delaware. Plans on visiting Jonathan in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, on his way home to Kentucky.
A. S. Conner writes to Weller concerning his "little niece" Marnie Conner. He wants to know if she has a home and if she does, if she is satisfied in it. He offers to take her if she is not. Letter marked Heidtville, Florida.
Letter to the Baptist Orphan's Home from merchant W. A. Fulton, writing on behalf of Mr. J. K. Smith who wants to adopt a boy after his visit in Louisville. Fulton also shows interest in adopting, saying he would give him a ome and school advantages. He lists his brother, John A. Fulton, and a fellow attorney, E. E. McKay in Louisville, as references.