Mr.. Goviner Vance [February 14, 1863]
a few lines to you to in forme
you that my sone is at home
in bad helth & has bine for the
last fife or six weaks he is
& has bin for fiften
years & it geets Worse on him
he cant Walk nor any
tistions When it comes Down
one him [???] he just has to
Goe up hill it gits [??] I Will
not say any mor on it
he sase he is Willin to Due any
thing that he cane Due to help
our state in our struggle Bute
he sase he is not able to surve
as a solger in the army for Whin
he gits a [???] complant
comes Down one him thar
is a Chou shop [1] her 2 or
3 miles of us at M E Davis
he sase if you Will prmite
him to Work at the Bisnes
he Will Doo so he sas he is
Willin to Doo any thinge that
he can Doo to help a longe
With our Ware he cane mak
Choos or harnis
he is not able to Doo any
that is
Mr Govner under the circumstans
ples if you cane help him pleas
Doo so & you will Vary much
ob[lige?] yours Feb 14th 1863

William R Parler J W Parlier
my sones name

  1. shoe shop
February 14, 1863


Name Variant: 
likely John Parlier
Residence (County): 
Wilkes County, NC


From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 
From Note: 
Warrior Creek


To State: 
North Carolina
To Municipality: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
August, 2010
Proof Date: 

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