St. Charles Hotel (New Orleans, La.)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
The letter, written by Caroline Hale from New Orleans, describes New Orleans to her sisters, Miss Mary Hale and Mrs. Alice L. March, in Newburyport, Massachusetts. In addition, there is a postscript to Hale's mother. The letter describes water, the river, chain gangs, and opthalmia (an eye disease common in New Orleans). Caroline Hale is traveling with Josh and Anna, away from home for six months. She also mentions small pox, the American Theatre, and Reverend Scott.