Richmond v a Feb the 21 [1865]
Dear wife and child
it is thru kind providens
that I am Spaird to drop
you a fiew linds to let you
no that I am well all to a
bad cold hoping theas fiew
linds will finds you all well
Margret I recived a letter from
you yesterday dated the 12I was glad
to hear from you and hear that little Son
was Getting better I hope hee will Get
well in a Short time you never Sed whether
hee could walk or not I want you to rite
mee word wether Sank has to go off or not
and allso willise and what arangtsments hee
has made for this year and hoo is Staying
with him and allso tell him to rite to
mee Margret I want you to rite how the
wheat looks and whether you think it
wil make any or not I want you to
let me no whether you can Get me any honey
or not if you can let me no it Soon
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Margret you Stated that Dave Cooper
was a working with you I hope you will
Get your crop tinded if dave haf to go off
I think your pap will finish it for you tel
dave I will trye to make him a pair of Shoes
and bring him whin I cum Margret I
think the fourth of what the land
makes will be a bout rite for the rint
of the bottomes tel dave I will
do the best I can for him
Margret you must rite how mutch
money you have left Lewise Loyd
is hear now on his rode to the
army Margret I want you to rite
the prise of Meet and butter whin
you Sind it put the best prise
it is seling for any where beshure
to Get the honey ingaged if you
can and Let me no how mutch
you can Get as Loyd is wating
on me to go with him to the
Soldirs home I will close for this
time rite Soon I remain your true
and loving husband W I Box untill
Death Mrs Margret Box and Son

February 21, 1865


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


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


From State: 
From County: 


To State: 
South Carolina

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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