Randolph County N C
January the 15th 1863

Governer Vance I under stand
yo wil let men hav corn please
Right me a Few lines whether
I can get any or not and
what yo wil fernise corn at
Greensboro As corn is verry hard
to get here
I had A verry hard
spell of Tyfoid Fever last
Winter spring and summer
I got no corn planted hardly
I could not hire any person
so I made no corn
As soon as
I got able to work then the
conscrip was to hunt up and
the blankets and clothing for
the soldiers so I hav not work
any yet woth naming I am
sick about half of my time
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Governer Vance pease
Right me A few lines
whether the Malitia Officers
gets any pay for thear
servises or not
Governer Vance I would
be verry glad yo would send
up about fifty well armed
men in the upper part of Moor [1]
county goining montgomery
Randolph & alittle of Chatham
Thay dar the officers to interfear
with them they hav bin wa[??]
mee to whip me or kill me I do
not no which I under stand thay
ar forted up in the upper part of
more Joining montgomery thay
ar doing agreat deal of mischief
cuttin belloses and carry of tools
taking just what thay want to
eat and ware I fear thay will be
a great deal of miscief don between
now and spring please Right immedia
tely yours respectfilly Capt B B Marley
Direct your letter to brish crek

  1. Moore County
January 15, 1863


Co. A, 64th Regiment North Carolina Militia
Residence (County): 
Randolph County, NC


From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 


To State: 
North Carolina
To Municipality: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
August, 2010
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