Laura's Family's Letters is a history of an Alabama family told in letters written from 1844-1891. These letters tell of social customs, show levels of education, explain medicines used for man & animals, and tell of various means of travel. There are courting letters, gossipy letters from school friends, advisory letters from parents. The letters speak of realtionships of family members and of the relationship with slaves before & after the War. Laura's Family's Letters is a significant tool for genealogists and Southern history enthuiasts.