Setzer14

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December the 12th 1863
Dear loveing wife I Set mi Self
don to wright you a few
lines to let you no that I am
well at presant and hope when
these few lines cums to your
loveing hands that they may find
you and all of our loveing children
well and dooing the best you can
Dear loveing wife I will Say to
you that I recived your kind letter
last knight and was verry glad
to hare from you all that you was
well and I also received the
Sacel you Sent with brother
paul and the things you Sent in
it one blanket and one pair of
pants and necklis and gloves
and socks and something god to
eate and was verry glad to gitit
for I needed it verry bad
[page 2]
Dear loveing wife I was glad
to git something to eate that your
loveing hands did cook one time
more Dear love I couldent help
but Shed tears when I Saw the
things you Sent to think how
we all ways did live and now
I cant git hardley ennything to
eate ennymore Dear loveing wife
I hope and pray to god this war wont
last much longer and I hope and
pray to god to Spar mi life to See you
agane in this world and live with
you agane like we all ways did
Dear loveing wife you Sed in your
letter that you wantted to no whether
I got the 10 Dollars you sent or not I
got it and I Sent you aletter the next
day to let you no that I had gotit but
I dont no whether you gotit or not
[page 3]
Dear loveing wife I want you
to Send me a box the first chance
you git and I want you to Send me
Some good dride froot I am most
perrisht for Som I bot one quart
the other day and I had to pay one
doller forit and I was glad to git
them at that price Loving wife I
have not much noose to wright to
ou at this time oneley I want
you to doo the best you can and I
hope and pray [???] the tim will
Soon cum that we can see each
other agane in this world and if
we meete on earth no mor I hope
we will meete in heaven when
parting is nomore I must close for
this time god bless you I hope I
See you agane one time more
Daniel Setzer to his Sweete darling
wife Susan Setzer god bles you
[page 4]
December the 12 1863
Dear Son I this morning Set mi Self
don to write you a few lines to let
you no that I am well at this
time and hope when this few
line cume to hand they may find
well and all the rest of mi lovely
children well you sed in your
letter that you was don your work
I want you to go to school if ther is
enny and if ther is no School I
want you to work out on the plan
tation make fence and do all you
Can you sed in your letter that
you wanted me to send you some
powder I will send you some
thing first chance I get I hant get non
now I want you to send me that
ax there I all ways kep to cut up meete
with and send it and put it in the
box if you send one Daniel Setzer to
Car Setzer

Date: 
December 12, 1863
Collection: 

Author(s)

Unit: 
Co. K, 46th North Carolina Infantry
Rank: 
private
Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC

Recipient(s)

Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC
Name Variant: 
Full name is Robert Carr Setzer, but goes by Carr
Unit: 
Co. K, 46th North Carolina Infantry
Rank: 
Private
Residence (County): 
Catawba County, NC

From

From Note: 
Not Listed

To

To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 
Catawba

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Gemma Bellhouse
Transcription Date: 
June, 2010
Proofer: 
Not listed
Proof Date: 

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