You are purchasing the recommendation letters shown. The subject person is M S Howard. Letter on the left has a recommendation from M S Royal, who also asks General C A Evans to do the same. Evans writes "I endorse the above" and signs "Claude A Evans". Evans is the namesake of Evans County in Georgia.
The page on the right has a recommendation from E R Derry or Dewey or Denny.... Who says that he served with Howard in the Confederate Army and says of Howard there was no more prompt or faithful soldier. Below that a W J Steed?