South Carolina } September the 9th
Abbeville District } Dear cousin I take
my pen in hand to let you know I am well at
present hoping when these few lines come to
hand may find you enjoying the same blessing
I will say to you that we got home on friday
eavening we got to uncle Davy Cumins a
bout eleven o clock cousin Reuben Cumins was take
sick on the third day after we left there I
haint heard from him since the fifth Sunday
he was a little better than he was when we left
there all the rest of the connection is well as
fare as I know I enjoyed my trip very well
I wold like to know how you enjoy yourself
the time of the camp meeting an since
I have thought a good deal about the time
we spent to gether the last night of
ball creek camp meeting espesly I would
like to know how Mr Troubble Field enjoyed
his self that night It seem to me that he
was taken on very much that night I wont to
know if you are stil in the same notion
you was when I was out there I have taken on [???]
Since I was out thare about you I would like to
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If it is in vain I love you better than any girl
I have seen in South Carolina I want to know if it
would be worth while for me to come out thar
a christmas on that account or not you told
me if I would wright to you you coul give
me a better answer you said you cold tell me
better abou tit if I aintent live so fare the distem
dont seem so fare after aperson gets started I wont
you to wright back to me as soon as you get
this letter an let me know what you intend to
do If you say you will come with me I will
come out thar I dont wont to come so fare
an be disapointed If you love me like
I love you no knife can cut our love in two
shore as the grape grows on the vine I [??] be
yours If you will be mine When this you see re
mber me all though many miles apart we
be I wont to know how cosin manda & cosin
Jane is coming on an ther Diners If they are
most [mared?] yet If they are I wont them
to send me aticket an I will come to
the weden tell cosen Lithia that [??] flew
around her that night has a strong notion
acoming back again I have nothing more
I wont you to wright to me as Soon as this letter comes
hand Direct your letter to South Carolina
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Abbeville District to Leuellan post office
my pen is bad My ink is pail my love ro
you will never faill I will Bring it to
a close only remain yours untill death

To cosin Viny Fisher Ameziah, M, Fisher

September 9, 1858


Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC


From State: 
South Carolina
From County: 


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Toni Mitchell
Transcription Date: 
October, 2011
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
November, 2011

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