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Brunswick county NC nov the 23 1862
adress to the honerble govnor frome
a old widow lady that has a
grat many servents and other poperty
and has no person to atend to enny
bisness at tall for me I would be
than[k]ful to you if you would assist
me you would a asist me agrate deal
if you will have John N regester
detailed from serves to at tend
to bisnss for me he is the best overseer
that is in my noing all the men is gon
from a bout her pretty much and there
is noboddy that I can get to pertect
my servents for me I can not doo with
out some boddy and I rather have him
then ennyone elce I no of I have no
boddy but my self and 2 daughters
and sense he has ben in servis
my property has ben goin to
destruction no boddy to sea to it
if you will have him sent home
you will doo me a grate favore
[page 2]
he is in the 51 NC redgment
under capt Co g I must
close with saying I put my trust in
you as a friend to as sist me a
cording to my request

Mrs Sharlot rowell

[added at bottom of page]
Gov has no
power to detail
an overseer
ZBV

Date: 
November 23, 1862

Author(s)

Residence (County): 
Brunswick County, NC

From

From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 
Brunswick

To

To State: 
North Carolina
To Municipality: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

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

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