the January the 10 1864
Dare loving husbon I now
Sete my Self to rite youe afew
lines to let you no that wee
are tolrble well at this
time Dare loving husbon
I hope and pray to god when those
few lines comes to yore loving
hands thay may find you well and
aduing the best you can in this
troblsom warld for this world
is nothing but troble no how
Dare love I receive yor kind
leters the othe day and was glad
to hare from youe and you Say
in the lter you rote the 30 that
youe wasent well and had nothing
to eate Dare love I am agointo
Send your a abox now and a
vary large box i think it will
last you a long tim and I want
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Save it and eate it yore Sef
and if you sel eney i want youe
to git the money for it to by yore
Self Somthing when youe hant got
nothing Dare loving husban I
will Send that ax you rote for
and som brandy 3 quarts and som
frout Dare love i am agon to send
the hole box to yore Self I got
you a pare of chose and I hd to
pay 18 pounds of meat for the lether
lether is so hi her that wee cant
hardly by it atol irecan wee
will haf to go bar footed Dare
loving husbo I haird to
day tha was agon to put yones
all in the penatencery but I hop
and pray to god tha want doo so
Dare love I have Seede more
troble sence youe was at hom
than I ever saw before in all the
[page 3]
to hair the way the pepol talkes
about youens here i nver Did
hare as much about eney bod
dy Dare love you want to no
whether James Setzer has pade
that corn and wheate he hant
pade it yet and I want youe
to rite to him and make him
pay it for i will nede the corn
I had to pay to the goverment 15
buchels of wheate to pay and
12 buchels of corn to pay 2
buchels of ry to pay on pound
and a quarter of wool to pay and
fodder 6 / 5 x 4 Dare loving hus
bon I must Close for this time
by asking you to rite Son
and let me no whether youe
git the things i send youe or not
i will Send a good box to you
Susan Setzer to Daniel Setzer
[page 4]
January the 11th 1864 D Setzer
Dear father i now Seat mySelf to
let you no that i am well at this
time and hoping when those few lines
comes to hand that tha may find
you well and doing the best you
can Dear father I can Say
to you that we got you
a pair of Shoes made
and i put heef plates
hon them and will Send
you 3 qts of brandy in a
little cag and send the
cag back if you can atal
and i will Send you that
ax in the box and i hav
rote to you in severel
letters to Send me Some
pwder and Send me Some
if you can a tol So i must
close for this time rite Soon
Car Setzer Daniel Setzer

January 10, 1864


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


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


From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 


To Note: 
Not listed

Transcription/Proofing Info

Gemma Bellhouse
Transcription Date: 
June, 2010
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