yadkin N C March
the 8 1864
Dear son I seat my self to drop
you a few lines to let you now
that we are all well and
truly hope these few lines will
find you enjoying the same
Blessing we received your kind
letter to day and was glad to
hear that you was well I must
tell you I planted my onions
to day I planted all that I
could get we are going to plant
our Irish potatoes to morrow
we are going to plant every
thing that is to eat we are
going to plant a big pach
if cain this year I want to
rais every thing that we can
so when you get to come home
you can have som thing good
to eat I hope you will get to come
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we are going to plant the bigest
kind of irish potatoes pach
we will plant them where we had
them last year only we will plant
more William I would be very glad
if Mr macy could get them pins
and needles but if he cant dont trouble
your self about them I wish you could
have got that letter that I put that
dollar in but mabe the 1 that got
it needed it worse than we did
I cant weare that ring you sent me
but I cant give it to fanny or bet
I think to much of it I will keep
it cause it is such a nice little one
I must tell you that Mr speer came
along here last saterday on his way
home well and in fine spirits
you must write soon and aften
and I will do the same nomore only
I remain your loving Mother untill Death
Molly Tesh to W A Tesh

March 8, 1864


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


Co. I, 28th North Carolina Infantry
Private; later corporal
Residence (County): 
Yadkin County, NC


From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 


To Note: 
Not listed

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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