this August the 12 1863
Dear miss it is with plasury
that I take my pen in
hand to let you no that
I am well at present hopi
ng that thes lines will find you
in Joying the same blessing
Miss I am agoing to express
my mind by rezorting to
my pen as I know I culd
not help but think that
you wold anser beter as
soon as you would talk
to me if I was theyre
so I Just under took
to rel[??] my my my
mind by riting
you afew lines
[page 2]
So I Just merley ask
leaf of you to pay you frendy
visits but I hope you
will pardon me for askin
you such & abrupt question
to one who I never saw but
one time plus pardon me
for riting to you with
out Permishion Miss I
want you to answer this if
you plees if you will
answr this I will feel
hily flaterd so I remain
your efectiate lover J,, G,,
Page Direct your leter
to Oak Forist Po
Iredll Co ,,N ,,C,,

August 12, 1863



Name Variant: 
"Deer miss"


From State: 
North 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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