Whitaker17

Transcription: 

Hed qr Valley Town Jany 4th 1865
James Whitaker Sen
Dear Father
you Said you could
Spar some Rye & corn I have examined my
Stock on hand and F[???] I will not have
40 bushels I would like to git it. the gover
-ment can git whar I cannot, I can
pay you all most eny time
I wanted to go & see you to day but could
not and I have to Start in the morning
to qualla on bisness For my Batt I may
go to Ashville before I return.
when you puit as much corn in the
Mill house as you can put in the
crib kee[p] it locked up if nessary I
will place a gard over it
Be sure to grind Fine meal as the Soldiers
will grumble if it is corce
your Son S. Whitaker Capt
comdg Forces

Date: 
January 4, 1865
Collection: 

Author(s)

Unit: 
Co. H, Walker’s Battalion, Thomas’ North Carolina Legion
Rank: 
Captain
Residence (County): 
Buncombe County, NC

Recipient(s)

Residence (County): 
Davidson County, NC

From

From Note: 
"Hed qr Valley Town"

To

To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 
Cherokee

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
April, 2011
Proof Date: 

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