22 1876
Jeferson Co Ala Januar the

Dear brother i sete my
self to answer yo kind dear wellcom letter that i reseived
yesterday and i was glad to her from you all yor letter found us all
well at this time and doing well we hope that this letter will com safe to
hand an fin you all well the children and thar famly is all well but Abner oldist
child she is very low at this time a the children is geting along very well we
hav never herd from Jo yet catharine is living at the same plas that she was liv-
ing at wen yo was hear she right that she is doing well and is sadistfide me and
the boys to gether has aldmost card of Jefferson county if we can keep well
i think that we will in a year or so longer we will be able to live all right i hav
sold 100 and fifty bushel of corn and hav got plenty to do me and i have sold
fifty bushel of potatos and we hav got plenty to do us till spring i made 1 bale of
cotton and we have sold ner fifty dolers worth of leather off of two cows this
fall the longer we stay her the better we air pleased with this country we air all
about to get as much land as we nede the public land will soon be enter up
the peple is moveing in as fast as the care too of old James Henerson son has
moved clost to us this country is improving as fast as time can role in a few
years land will be out of a poor man rich in country yo must right to me
how yo like the graysing [Blurred]
we want you to right how all the connections is getting along give our love
and regard to them all tell them to com and see us and we want you all to right
soon and tell us all the news your effectnet brother untill deth
D,C Buckelew and family
William Athey and famley

January 22, 1876


Residence (County): 
Montgomery County, AL


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Casey White
Transcription Date: 
February, 2009
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
March, 2009

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