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  1. want = was not
  2. they = there (the existential or 'dummy' subject of the sentence)
  3. fec = affectionate
  4. Cribe = scribe. The letter is being dictated by Gregory and written down by a friend
  5. jine = join
  6. Permishen oferser = commissioned officer
  7. oncarmishen offerser = noncommissioned officer
  8. Bligte - obliged
  9. Thout = without, meaning unless
  10. written between lines: I want to kick ass
  11. great eal = great deal
  12. tha = there
  13. Thout lef = without leave
  14. damage in lower left corner
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Pittsylvania County, VA

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Pittsylvania County, VA
Residence (County): 
Pittsylvania County, VA

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