Vance2

Transcription: 

this the 2 off Novembr [1862]
I take the
plasur off the kindness
to you the govner to relait to you to
let you know the situation I am in
at this time I lern the call is maid
up to forty and I am knone to be
weakly and all so knowen to be and
A mecanick by serven prinis ship [1]
at the [??]
I under stand the call is [???]
to one fore brest com plaent
person I seved prent ishep with
A good old workman others knows yet
all A rond I have seckly famly not
Able to wate on them self I took my
brother famly to livee in my yard
after he volentrd he sed he k[n]owed he
was abler to go then me and I took his fam[ily]
I have thrwee brothers in the armey with
other relaten tow so ther is know
[page 2]
man person belonging to the
famelys ther is farther famley he is
dis eable off waten on his self
I dont have no Idey but they wod
suffer If I cant bage off I bage
off you is I wod bage my maker
and god I wod bin in the armey
but my my freends advesed me to stay
they knowed I wase A freend to my
nabrs and nabers wageon tade
is very nessery and I ant Eable to
to do moe but my set off tools all so I
am in gaged on the stage line lead
en from danvevel danvile to greens
borrow yours Respectfull John L Webb
ancer theas fue lines
with [?????] sune

Footnotes: 
  1. apprenticeship
Date: 
November 2, 1862

Author(s)

Unit: 
45th North Carolina Infantry (?)
Residence (County): 
Rockingham County, NC

From

From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 
Rockingham

To

To State: 
North Carolina
To Municipality: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
August, 2010
Proof Date: 

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