august the 18 1863
Dear cousin I Seat myself
to informe youse that we are all
tollable well at present and hope
that when thise few lines comes to
hand tha will finde you are all
Ingoying good helth I was very Sory to
hear that cosin Frankling had to go [1]
a way I would like to see you all
very much at this time if I could
but I dont expect to get down ther
soon we receved uncles letter the 15
and adolph went to meet cousin
frank at statsvill on saturday
which was the 15 and we was looking
for him but he cam with out him
I want you if cousin frank comes
to see us before he gose away I want
you to come with him and Isibell
Sloop and I will go home with youse if
We can brother Joseph is a great deal
Better than he was when uncle
[????] and aunt was out here
[page 2]
I havent eny thing more at
of importance to write to you this
time but asking you to write
to me as soon as you can and
let me now whether you will come
or not and if you will com
some of us will go to the depot
after youse and I want you
to write to me agane next saturday
and let me now whether you
will come or not so nothing now
at present only write soon
Mary E Gibson to
there cousin Margret
Cathrin dear cousin I seat my
Self to let you now that I am not all
well at present I have a very sor nee
I have a large bile on my knee and I
can walk father is not very
will at this time he has bin Sick for
the [????] last dayed but
then he was so nothing more at present

  1. George F. Overcash
August 18, 1863


Name Variant: 
Residence (County): 
Rowan County, NC
Name Variant: 
Residence (County): 
Rowan County, NC


From Note: 
Not Listed


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 
To Note: 
Assuming that Catherine and Margaret Overcash lives in Rowan County, NC

Transcription/Proofing Info

Toni Mitchell
Transcription Date: 
February, 2011
Michael Ellis
Proof Date: 
March, 2011

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