Collection contains legal and business correspondence of Ebenezer Fain, and Civil War correspondence to and from his daughter, Huldah A. (Fain) Briant. Letters to Huldah are chiefly from M.C. Briant, whom she married in 1864. Included also are letters from other members of the family. The letters contain accounts of the Battle of Manassas, 1861; enthusiasm for the Confederacy in Texas; impressment of a local Jewish person's merchandise for the use of the Confederate Army; and refugee families from Georgia.