This collection consists of only one letter. In it, Rockwell discusses Wheeling, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh and coal towns more generally. The letter is addressed to future wife Kate and describes Wheeling, West Virginia, as `dingy, dirty, smoky and busy.' He discusses his travel plans and search for a place to establish a home.
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Alfred Perkins Rockwell Letter, 1865, Accession No. 1977/11.0205, Special Collections Department, Marshall University, Huntington, WV.