Camp furlough
South Carolina Adames Run June 11
Coleton District             Margret Box
William I Box          Dear wife and Child
It is with pleasure this morning that I
Seat my Self to let you no tha I am well
at this time hoping theas fiew linds reach
your hands and find you in good helth
you stated that you all had bin sick
but was all well but your self I hope
that you will be well a gin you Get this
letter well Margret I have wanting to Cum hom
ever Since I have bin down hear but I
never wanted to Cum as bad as I do now
Margret you Sed that bill Gaines had Quit
you Margret you dun just rite for not letting
him Go to the house rasing and you
would of dun rite if you had Got miss
Cooper and Mary to hope you and give him
a deason whipping I wish I Cold Got to Cum
home now I would deprive the new
setlers of a bait of Chickings it is as you
Say It looks Suspisous on his side at he
node sumthing about the going of them
you watch Close and you will find out
more about about them and if you Can
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Get holt on them make them suffer for it
if you Owe him any thing pay him and
let him Go and the Colards you sed was
tuck was tha set out in the gardin it like
tha was bad off for Colards plants tha is no
dout bout the plants and Chickens went
to Gether I think if tha Chickens is not at
Ganes nor at bruses you will find them at
owings tha stold them and traded them to
Suse owinges and if tha are there make her
tell wher she got them I am well satisfide
with you Getting John Arnol you wont
hafter pay him ondly for what time he
works you dun rite in Getting him tho
tha aint to mutch Confidens in him
if you See that you are going to make
agood Crop of Corn you Can pay him in
Corn when you Gether it Margret you
must rite every week and let mea no
how your are Getting a long I have
got all the letters you started to mea
you did not say wether you would rite
ever week or not I would like you would
So nothing more at present ondly remains
your true and loving husband untill death

June 11, 1862


Name Variant: 
W. J.
Co. C, 3rd South Carolina Infantry
Residence (County): 
Laurens County, SC


Residence (County): 
Laurens County, SC
Residence (County): 
Laurens County, SC


From State: 
South Carolina
From County: 
From Note: 
Camp Furlough, Adams Run


To State: 
South Carolina

Transcription/Proofing Info

Bambi Whitaker
Transcription Date: 
July, 2014
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
July, 2014

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