December 28 1862

Mrs Fuller i recived your lette of the 15
and i was sorray to hear that you had not got
the letters that i had rout you for i hav rote
a letter every weke and sum wekes i hav rought
two John must hav taken them our of the post
offis i dont noe how to pervent it onley to tel
the post master not to let no one hav letters i drected
to you but willam ware or the old mr ware
i am well at this but i hav had a hard time of
the sore throught i hop these few lines will find
you in Joying good he[l]th i want fagin to tend
the p[l]ase if he will i want to split two thousan
and i will pay him for it when i com hom i want
you to right and let me noe whether ware has got
John or not for i feal so unnesa about him that i cant
rest night ot day let me noe whether you hav
got enney salt yet or not if you ant gote eney i must
[t]ri and send sum as soon as i can but salt is worth
a doler a pound hear all tho thay ar makin salt in
a bundence hear i think if you want corn you can
git it ate square hakins if fagin donte work [1]
the plase perhapes warker will or mires wood be a good
hand and i wood soonner that he wood work it than
enney boddy else giv mey respect to caladona and
may god bles hur i wood to god that i coolld cum
hom now but i will with the help of god in a short
tim so i must com to a close so fare you wel mey deare
wife i remain your afectionate husband until Deth
S L Fuller
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Mey Dear you say that i had bette stay at hom and
not a come in the armey wel per hapes i had but
i wood lik to now what i could hav done thar
for thare was nothing dooing nor no monney
to be had and i maid no crop of a count and
wee wood have perished all to gether but now i hav
maid a hansum sum of monney and if i git clere
from the armey in the springe i think i hav maid
a nuf to giv us astart in the world and note be
bholdin to enney boddey it is trew that i am
exposed a good deale to bad wether bute i hop that
god will giv me strenth to stand it i feale that i have
don a vrey wis trip of it and i look to him for
protection i hav stard Deth in the fase menney
a tim and i may [st??]tion [hear?] for the last time
but if doo i hope that i shal bee pre paird for it
so now i will cum to a close once mor
Sow fare you well and may god bles you all
i will direct mey letters to detta a from this out
S L Fuller

  1. Squire Hawkins
December 28, 1862


Residence (County): 
Randolph County, AL


Residence (County): 
Randolph County, AL

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Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
April, 2013
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
April, 2013

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