Letter from F.H. Hite to R. Gilkerson in Churchville, Augusta County, Virginia about his trip from Augusta to Cincinnati, Ohio. He is currently in Memphis, Tennessee. "There was 1035 miles i rode in a cart and i was very sick all the way through...arrived at Cincinnati....I have had one of my toes taken off since I've been here..." August 30, 1852.
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F. A. Hite to R. Gilkerson Letter, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.