Huff - Hylton families
Papers, 1803-14, 1858-82, 1975, n.d., Ms1998-001
Letter from L.D. Hylton in "Marrieta, G.A." to B.E. Hylton.
Jan the 20th 1864
I take the pleasure of writing you a few lines in answer of your kind and welcom letter that come to hand this morning which give grate satisfaction to hear from you I will say to you that I am still improving I can turn myself without help and can set up long enough to wash and comb my hair I shall make an application for a furlough before long if I still keep improving You wanted to know whether I get all of theletters that you send me I record I do I am very sorry to of Elvy Phlegars deth I hope he is gone to a better world than this where he will see know more trouble I feel sorry for his father and mother Give them both my best respects So as I have know news to write I will have to close Give my love to A.J. Jones and all inquiring friends So hoping these few lines may reach you and find you in good health and all the rest So I will close Write when you can and give all the news So remains your husband untill deth
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