Letters written by Janin to his wife, Violet "Vivie" Blair, in Maryland, while he was in New Orleans running a rice farm and building a canal. The letters discuss his work, her health, their relatives, local events, and gossip.
Type of Material:
New Orleans (La.) -- History -- 19th century.
Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 19th century.
Montgomery County (Md.) -- History -- 19th century.
Agriculture -- Louisiana -- Orleans Parish.
Canals -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Marriage -- History -- 19th century.