Thanksgiving Letter (B K Jones, Dec 2d 1860, #2) (Guest Post)

1860: Burleigh relates a classic NH Thanksgiving… (Drawn by guest artist Dan Haines of Hopkinton)

Thanksgiving Letter (B K Jones, Dec 2d 1860, #1)

1860: Burleigh’s recently back from the 1860 Republican convention in Chicago, and he can’t wait to tell his brother all about the celebrations back on the farm in Contoocook:

Mayflowers (B K Jones, April 25th 1858) (Guest Post)

1858: Burleigh K. Jones has some fun times planned for May Day, but life around the capital still seems unbearably dull… (Drawn by guest artist Althea Barton)

I am Pedling Buttons (B K Jones, March 6th 1858) (Guest Post)

1858: Be careful what you wish for! Burleigh K. Jones just can’t get rid of those buttons he had his brother send him from Boston! (Drawn by guest artist Heather Mitchell) …

They Have Discovered a Cave! (B K Jones, April 1st 1855) (Guest Post)

1855: Contoocook’s Burleigh K. Jones shares news from home (and demonstrates his sense of humor) in an exciting letter to his brother Sullivan. (Drawn by guest artist Andrew Z.) …

Company B Fall in for Dinner (Jones, June 13th 1862, #2)

1862: Burleigh K. Jones takes a break from letter writing to observe dinnertime; then he continues with some ghastly details from the Fair Oaks battlefield: