Letters Home, by Asbury & Hilla; Author: Anna M. Underwood
J.F.A. Marr, Asbury as the family affectionately called him, was the Tax Collector of Mariposa California in 1851. Then suddenly and unexpectedly, “Alas Your Son & our Brother is no more on the land of the living,” the younger brother wrote...
The collection of gold rush letters was safely stored for 150 years, deciphered and studied brought about this book...the most fascinating letters to read in today’s times.