[February 7, 1862]
State of North carolina Onslow Cou
Dear son I take my pen in hand
to let you know that we are all well
at presant hopun these few lines
will find you well I received your
letter you Sent by poley whaley
and was glad to hear that you
Ware well and in good Spirrit
and poley Says you war the niseest
and cleanest young man She Saw
She Saw in camp and I will tell
you that I have got the branch
cut down up to the head ditch
and I want to have my logs roled
on next Saturday and I would be
glad to See you here for it is bad
chance to git logs roled here
I Sent twohundred and fifty pounds
of bacon to Willmington by danel
Landlin and I got forty eight dollars
and I got one bbl of flower and
had to pay four dollars for caring
and fetching it home I have
nothing of importance to write
I have it in mind to come and
See you and if I go I Shall be
their next Wednesday week and you
Look for me then if I can com
at all so no more but remains
your loving father tel death
February the 8th 1862

F. H. Williams to J. W. Williams
[page 2]
Dear brother I seat Myself to in
form you that I am well as
Common excepting A Cold and
Cough and am hobing thase few
lines will find you well and
duoing well I have nothing of
any importance to write about
only I will tell you I went
A [???metin?] last saturday Night
to Mr bran[?] and went to hear
Mr heath preach A Sunday and
I went and Stayed with
and [??????] last thirsday
Night sister Jane went with
me to both places they are all the
places I have bin to Stay all Night
at cience you have left home ounly
I went in and Stayed three
Nights I have no more room to write
and so I Mist came to A close
by Saying I remain your suster Ann E Williams
Mr John W Williams it is half after 4 oclock
and I will fill up those few lines it is saderda
eavning it is cold an clouday today but I
hope it will be fare to morrow so I can go to
church mother and father went to day but
thare was no preaching becase it was so
raney bad it has bin A long tine of cloday
weather here but has not raned much
I am well and I hope this will reach you
the same I was glad to here from you I
must come to A close but I will rite you
A long letter soon rite to me soone E J W
in her brother
[in top margin]
Mother says houdy she says she has
the son in the army an now
poley Whaley proves it it don her so
heape of good fore her to

February 7, 1862


Residence (County): 
Onslow County, NC
Residence (County): 
Onslow County, NC
Name Variant: 
goes by "Jane"
Residence (County): 
Onslow County, NC


Co. A, 35th North Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Onslow County, NC


From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 


To Note: 
Not listed

Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth
Transcription Date: 
October, 2010
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2010

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