Family History through Letters
This group of letters has specific details regarding the family history. Throughout the series of letters there were some letters that were specifically focusing on where the family originated, going back further than Delaware. It was important for the family to keep in touch despite the distances between them. There is a Rees farm in Delaware that is sold to the company that is building a railroad to connect the east with the west. Elizabeth Stout Rees receives letters from family members in Delaware regarding their life and other members of the Rees family close by.