Willis writes from Camp Gregg that although the Regiment is to prepare to march, the heavy rain keeps them stationary; that his young male friends at home have little idea of the suffering in the War; Dr. Prioleau remains on furlough.
A letter from Ann Ball in Charleston to her husband John Ball at Comingtee Plantation discussing the arrival of a boat, hurricane type weather, her parent's poor health, Ann Ball's own suffering with an "oppression at my chest," trouble with the enslaved persons at Limerick and Midway Plantations, and the poor health of "Lewis's Little Keating."
A letter from Isaac Ball in Charleston to his brother Elias Ball in Liverpool discussing the birth of Elias's nephew, "Swinton" being a sponsor for the child's baptism at St. Philip's Church, a spread of yellow fever in Charleston and that between August and November, 236 persons had died from the disease including Isaac Ball's son at the age of nine. The letter goes on to discuss the weather, the destruction of crops, a visit from Swinton, Caroline and Mr. Laurens and weddings in Charleston.
A letter from William Ball in London, England to his father John Ball Sr. in Charleston, South Carolina on suffering from a fever and cough, plans to travel to Madeira for warmer climate, his friend Micah Bryan, and the Mr. Lockey's loss from a fire.