Wayn county N C
February the 9 1863

Mr govner Vance of north carlinar
a few Lines to you to the Regard
of the Sufering of the Soldiers
famileys in Wayn county Dudley
Desstrict Wee have not Drawd nothing But
in three months an without help
wee must Starv and you our govner of
north carlinar has promust the Soldiers
that thare famileys Shod Sher of the Last
an wee think it is hie time for
us to get help in time of our
need how can our Husbans Surspote
thare famileys at a Leven Dollars amonth
when wee hav to give to the Spectulator
2 Dollars a Bushel for our Bred an fifty
Sent a pound for our meet an wee
call a pon you as our govner an
friend to help us we think it
is our Duty to call a pon
you for help for wee are in
grate need of it wee hav Seen the
time when wee cod call our Little
Childen and our Husban to our tables
an hav a plenty an now wee hav
Becom Beggars and Starvers an now way
to help our Selvs
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an wee hope to Bee Benefitted
By our govher cance of north carlinar
wee here By assign our names as all
Soldiers wives in Dudley Deasstrict
the Righters as sign thare name

M W Harrel
Nancy Hines
Margret M Smith

we assign for our Selves
an all the Soldiers famleys
By thare Request

February 9, 1863


Residence (County): 
Wayne County, NC
Residence (County): 
Wayne County, NC
Residence (County): 
Wayne 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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