The contents of this folder are the photocopies of seven handwritten letters and envelopes written by Jefferson Bridgeford
to his wife, Margaret E. Bridgeford, and his child, Eugene, in Paris, Monroe County, Missouri, during the year 1850. Jefferson
Bridgeford writes about weather and work conditions as a store owner, his health, the health of his companions, matters of
business, and his travels around and out of the state.