Five-page letter dated August 20, 1866, from A. P. Aldrich in Barnwell, South Carolina, to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts] regarding the economic hardships faced by the South during the reconstruction era.
Three barges docked on Oswego Canal being loaded with salt. Red warehouse with (SALT SPRINGS) [SOLAR?] (COARSE SALT CO.) [1882?] in white lettering on its wall. Five people walking with a dog? Two more people are by the fence.