Dalton14

Transcription: 

A H Dalton the .1. 1862
Manas sas Junction January
Dear father I Seat my Self
Down this morn ing on new years
Morning to let you now that wee
Air all well and when this
comes to hand i hope hit will
find you all in joy ing the Same
Health I have nothing of im por
tance to right wee hade no christmus
times is dul no talk of a fight
Sys ter lis i re sceive a let ter
from you last night that was
Dated Dec the 23 and i was glad to hear
from you you Sta you Sta ted that
cosen Sally wanted you to right
to me i think she aught to right
Her Self lis i want you to
Right to me as soon as this comes
to habd A. H. Dalton to Mis
bet tie Dalton Right by the first
male
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Mother I have not mutch
to right mother i have
Got my close ihave got all you sent
Me mother i want you to Send
Me a bed quilt mother Send
Me a bed quilt i had
Rather have one bed quilt then
three blankets i hante got
but one blanket nor cante git
non without paing three prices
for hit mother i want you to
Send a good jeans coat
And a bed quilt i hante got
no coat my oal coat is wor
out and i will Soon have non
I have gets come of[f] of drill
Wee Drill evry Day pau i will
Send you ten dol lars
In a let ter ifyou Sa So
Right to me if you think
hit will come and i will send hit
I mus come to a close fair you well Dear friend

Date: 
January 1, 1862

Author(s)

Unit: 
Co. F, Infantry Regiment, Hampton Legion
Residence (County): 
Greenville County, SC

Recipient(s)

Residence (County): 
Greenville County, SC
Other: 
wife of Smallwood Jefferson Dalton
Residence (County): 
Greenville County, SC

From

From State: 
Virginia
From Municipality: 

To

To State: 
South Carolina
To County: 
Greenville

Transcription/Proofing Info

Transcriber: 
Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
July, 2014
Proof Date: 

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