the 12
North Carolina Onslow Conty Mar

Deare brother it is
with the greatest of plasure
that I seate my self to inform
yow that we are all well at present
an am hoping this will reach yow
the same we are all here alone we have
viserter ocasionley nobody from Duplin
has bin here sence yow left onley
Cosin William Thomas an the preacher
came here last sandy nite from church
I went to preachin last sandy Fatheres
funrel will be preached the 2nd sandy
in April which will be 4 weaks from
next sandy as thare is five sandays in this
month an the sanday before charles
amphers funel will be preached at brone
scholl hose. the [???????] will be to day
an morow tow weaks an we all wold be
glad if yow cold be home by then to stay
with us it snode last Friday morning
very pretty A while an after the snow was
over John Thompson came he says he cant
give aboat having some body
to worke untill hers from yow
we have not herd A word from yow
sence yow left we went to the ofice [1]
last mondy an was very sory that we did
not get A letter but I am in hopes we
will get one to morow evning from yow
mother is geting Along as well as yow mite
expect she complanes of havin the back
[page 2]
eake thare is nothing done to wards
makeing A crop onley the hith of the
fence is mended up mother seys if the
lord dont provide fore us she dont know
what will become of us she wants yow
to be A good boy an pray fore us an try
to meate yore father in heven Joseph
Williams got back tharsday morning he
stade to betcy whaleys the [???] before
me an William went to mill to day we
have got A baril of meal grond if yow
cant come home to stay try and come to
preachin [??] the but I hope yow
will come home to stay Daniel Williams
is very sick yow must rite as soon
as yow get this letter all of the children
says hody fore them unkle gerry left
last mondy was A weake an we have not
herd A word from him sence I herd
that hostens Companey has come back
to weldom Miss Betcy Cox dide last friday
nite well I have rote all that I can think
of so I must come to A close by saing
remane yore truley sister untel
Death rite soon Elizabeth J Williams
to Mr J W. W.

  1. post office
March 12, 1862


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: 
likely near New Bern

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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