Letter to Mr. James B. Heyward from F.M. Fickling, representing Mr. Frank Myers, concerning rental payment for property that Heyward is leasing from Myers. The letter references the ongoing dispute between Heyward and Myers concerning the use of Confederate currency to pay the rent. 2p.
Letter from James B. Heyward to Nathaniel Heyward concerning James' work on the genealogy of the Heyward family. James frequently criticizes the Heyward family in his letter and mentions a mistake in the family crest. 4p.
Letter from Sue M. Monroe to Mattie Hayne Heyward detailing how she cared for the graves of the soldiers in the days and years after the Second Battle of Bull Run and that the exact location of her uncle's remains are not known. 7p.
Letter from Nellie B. Clarksall to Miss Heyward enclosing the previous letter of Sue Monroe. The letter concerns Miss Heyward's attempt to locate the remains of her uncle Nathaniel Heyward (II) who had died at the Second Battle of Bull Run. 3p.
Letter from Sue M. Monroe to Nellie [B. Clarksall?] concerning the body of Nathaniel Heyward (II), who was killed in the Second Battle of Bull Run, August 1862. Monroe apparently tried to catalog and care for the graves of those buried on the battlefield at Manassas. 4p.
Note with tips on keeping butchered meat fresh. The note mentions using charcoal as a preservative and ranks the different types and cuts of meat according to how long they stay fresh. Author and date unknown. 2p.
Letter from James B. Heyward to cousin Marie (last name?) containing extensive Heyward genealogical information and family anecdotes. Heyward also gives his opinion on marriage between Heyward cousins and its effect on the children's intelligence. 8p.
Letter(s) to a Miss Watting (from Elisa ?) in Bombay, India, care of James B. Ferguson. In the letter, written over a period of months in cross-hatch, the author describes Bombay in detail, her social life there and her eagerness to hear of news from America and England. The writer also mentions that, while in Gibraltar, she saw the Union gunboat Chippewa keeping watch on the Confederate cruiser Sumter "as a cat with a mouse." 17p.