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Huff - Hylton families

Papers, 1803-14, 1858-82, 1975, n.d., Ms1998-001

Letter from Ira S. Hylton in Dalton, Georgia, to Barbara E. Hylton.

Dalton Georgia

February the 18 1864

Respected Sister

This morning affordes me the pleasure of droping you a few lines to Inform you that I am well and hope by the kind mercies of heaven that this will come to hand and find you and your children all well and doing well Dear Sister I have wrote to you about the death of Lorenza in my other letters I Received a letter from James Guthrie this morning Containing a lock of his hair which I send to you in this letter by Marion Hylton he started home this evening on a sick furlough for 30 days

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he had a good watch and thirty dollars in money when he died and a good overcoat thare is several monthes wages due him for his servises any thing that I can doe for you I will doe it with pleasure I think you had better authorise some person to get his things for you as soon as you can

Please write to me as soon as this comes to hand I Remain you affectionate Brother

Ira S. Hylton

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