1899 May 17. Laura G. Collins ALS to Mr. Hill; Maysville, Kentucky.
Has written few letters because of illness and other "sorrows." Everard Jack Appleton, an acquaintance, "smokes cigarettes and sees visions," and "mix[es] me up with the literary Gallaghers," to the amusement of the Case and Collins families. Description of family members. Holiday edition of "Egypt," a poem by Collins. Request for Mr. Hill to read typed drafts of Collins's letters for possible inclusion in a book.
1903 May 15. Laura G. Collins ALS to Mr. Hill; Maysville, Kentucky.
Has sent [Dwight] Benton's painting "Fort Dearborn." Artists' jealousy of dead artists. Description of 77th birthday party. She has received compliments on her youthful face.
1903 June 10. Laura G. Collins ALS to Mr. Hill; Maysville, Kentucky.
Discussion of Mrs. Benton's letter about [Dwight] Benton's decline and death and news of the Bentons' children. Reasons for not writing an article for Mr. Hill.
Undated June 5. Laura G. Collins ALS to Mr. Hill; Maysville, Kentucky.
Indignant that Mr. Hill did not call during a recent visit to Maysville. Description of breakfast including spring chicken, waffles, and fried apples. Description of two horses.