July the 28th 1863
Dier Sir
I Direct you a fue lines to Inform you of
the Situation I am left in and Beg your
Kind Releaf I am a verry pore weakley man
and has a family of seven Small childern
the oldest is only Eight year and a fue days
old now there is a caul for more men which
Reaches my age and if I hav to leav my crop
wil Be lost as I hav no one to do a lick of
work But my Self and my wife not wel
able to Sea to hir childern
I have Bin advisd By Severl frends to Rite to
you and Beg permision to Stay with my family
untel I could gether my crop and fix Better
for them So if you will thrue your Kindnes
permit me to stay until I can gether my crop
I can Stay and if you Say no I must goe and
leav my family to Suffer
Sende me ananser as soon as posable I Send
you the postage in the letter A.D. Bracy
at Alfords Ville NC.
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A good many of the Sitzens hav told me
to git up a subcription and git Siners to
it &c I can git names of the hiest Rank
in this section if it would Be nesesary
so nothing more
yours most Truly Alex .D. Bracy

Alfords Ville N,,C

July 28, 1863


Residence (County): 
Robeson County, NC


From State: 
North Carolina
From Note: 


To State: 
North Carolina
To Municipality: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Andrea Cudworth & Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
November, 2011
Andrea Cudworth & Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2011

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