April the 18 1862
Dear and mos afection mother I avail mi
self the preasent oprtunity of droping
you afew lines to in form you that we
ar all well at presant hoping when those
fu lines reach you they will find you enjoying
the same greate blessing of health I havent
her from you sinc you left mi house til
last sunday Mrs Nicion came down she
tole me that John and William was gone
we all have agradeal of truble at the
preasent thear has bin a grat meny deths
since you left George Walece is ded
an Emoline Notsinger Philip Wien
George Kiwlian and a great many more the
draft did not hit eather won of mi brothers
it hit three of the reveses boys won of them
ar gone and too of them ar gone an i dont
no whear agreat meny of the davidson drafted
men has come back home papa ther ar
all well the measles ar ragion over the
hole setlement o how i would lik
to seae you I hope that you wil com down
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this Spring if you dont come down Sone
please write me a letter So no more
Elizabeth Mock Amelia Mock

afew lines to you dear Sister
I would lik if I could sene you all
and taulk with you I hope when
you com down that you will
caull and se me
Molly Tesh

Sister Sarah Sends her bst
love to you all

April 18, 1862


Name Variant: 
given name is Mary, but goes by Molly
Residence (County): 
Yadkin County, NC



From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 


To Note: 
Not listed

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date Note: 
not listed
M. Ellis
Proof Date: 
January, 2011

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