October 7. 61
Massas Junction v. a
I recievd your
very kind an affectionate
leter this morning and
was glad to here from
you I am glad that Mr
Smith gives me the praise
in cooking and if you
could hav seen or eat
som of the slice tator
pyes that I made the
other day you would
give me the praise to
you say that he tels
all the good nuse about
ous and non of the bad
and I can tel you the reson
becous there is no bad
nuse to tell abaut ous
for we all get a long so well
[page 2]
tel Jim that I would A
liked mity to a helpt
him a shucked his corn
but it was so I couldent
handy but I that I will
help harvest next sumer
tel Mary Ward the reason
She sais there is as good
men in the north as
there is in the south is
becous thomas Sh[u?]k is
there but I am in hopes
that we will get him
back for her and then
She wont say so you
sa that you herd that
Mackbride is at
richmon if he is ther
I havent seen him but
I dont doubt his beeing
there for I hav see som
prisners from Indiania
sence I hav been here
[page 3]
tel Mart that I like to
a hope him a shuced his
corn but I much drother
a hope the girls a cooked
as you say my hep would
hav been very excepteable
but you know that it was
out of my power to do either
So I hope that this leter
will answer sorter the
same I am well and
hope these to find you
the same yours truly untel
deth, Harrison to Nancy Williams
[page 4]
please give this to Miss Nancy Williams

October 7, 1861


Company G, 4th NC Infantry


Harrison Hanes's wife


From State: 
From Municipality: 
From County: 
Prince William


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Antonina Paver
Transcription Date: 
April, 2009
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
August, 2009

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