Franklin May 31st 63
Dear Lyman we take
pen again to write aword to you
we received your short and
soroful leter of May 24th friday
and was dreadful sorry to hear
you was sick again and it
seems as if we could not wate
to hear from you ge again
but we hope you are beter
before now we feard you
was sick before we got the
leter for we looked for it
a number of days before it
came we hed aleter from
Walter last week he was well
we are well at home as
usualy Webb has acof but is
full of mischief so we are
not alarmed about him the
dipthera is raigin again in laus-
vill center among the children
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we shal look for aleter tomorrow
you must let us now all about
how you get along if you canot
write get some one to for you
we began to think you might
get home sometime we feel
sad since we hear you are sick
but we must trust the Lord
for he doath all things wel
you must becairful and try
to come home for we canot har
dley wate for time moves slow
but its the last day of may and
twenty days more if you live
we hope you wil start for
home I sent you 4 stamps in the
last leter before this wil send 2
in this so you can send us word
how you get along we hav no
nuse to write so we wil save the
rest of the paper for you write
sa soon as you can and not wate
for me for if I write much more it wil
not reach you [1]
this from youre lonely Wife P G Beebe [2]

  1. Written in right bottom side margin
  2. Written upside down top margin
May 31, 1863


Co. C, 151st Pennsylvania Infantry
Residence (County): 
Susquehanna County, PA


Residence (County): 
Susquehanna County, PA


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Bambi Whitaker
Transcription Date: 
December, 2012
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
June, 2013

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