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ebruary the 24th 1859
i this morning take my
to drop you a few lines
know that we are all
s time and i hope that
lines may find you in
the same blesing of god
me tell you something
aboud maw and the childreng thay
are well little brother ways 37
ponds maw wants to see you bery bad
permely send her love and best respet
to you and tom and bill she
wants to see you all and she is
as bad as ever and she wants to
marry as bad as ever she is staying
at there fathers two or three weeks
uncle william smith babe died
amd was beried the day before
uncle dudley was information in
the head was the matter with it
I am very sorry to heare that you
mashed your fingers bad me and
susan is invited to Mr osban canafaxs
to a party tomorrow knight o i for
got permely told me to tell you to
wright to her and you must wright
me to excuse my bad belling [1] and
scrabling So nothing more at
preasen only remaing yous until
Margret A Harden
to W H Harden
[page 2]
Februry the 26th
this Evning I take my
to finish the letter m[?]
ask you how fer that [?]
the meeting houses ara[u??]
fer do you lives from t[?]
tell to to wright to [?]
cousin James Cook Said t[?]
tom and bill has slited him he
seaid to wright to him he has cut
his hand very bad the little finger
off it is well know
I was at the party last knight
and thare was sixty or seventy
person thare i want you too wright
to us i dont expect that you
can read it so I will close so
good by harmon
Susan R Harden

  1. belling = spelling
February 24, 1859


Unknown relationship with William H. Harden
Unknown relationship with William H. Harden


Company C, 63 GA Infantry


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Transcription/Proofing Info

Shiloh Peters
Transcription Date: 
March, 2012
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
December, 2012

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