February .7. 1865

Dear Aunt I Seat my
Self to write you A
few lines to let you
now that we are all well
except very bad coles
we hav betwean 6 and
8 hundread yankes
and about 100.50
[Cousand?] in a bout one
mile of heare thay are
ampt for the winter
and thay hav pritner
eet us out of house
and home, I want yous
to find out if Mrs
Fish has Sent eny butter
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to Wm Stiles for me
if nothing happens we
will come up next
sadurday and I want
yous to meat us at the
depot if yous can
I have no more of
intres to write at the
present I will close
for the night
Selena C Colby
Mary .E. Bleckley

Deare aunt you neadent to look
for us [??] nex Sadurday unless
it is prity and warm wether for it
is a halling this morning and lookes
like it will hale all day
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we hav no nigger this year olld mr
Briggs got [Luies?] and July both
this yeare for 300 Dollars

February 7, 1865



Selena Colby's aunt


To State: 
North Carolina
To County: 

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
July, 2010
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