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Papers, 1803-14, 1858-82, 1975, n.d.
Ms98-001

Letter from L.D. Hylton at "Salt Vill Washington Co Va" to his wife Barbara Hylton.



Salt Vill Washington Co Va

May the 10th 1862

Dear Wife I take my pen in hand to write you a few lines to let you know that I am well and hoping when thees few lines comes to hand they will find enjoying good helth I have know strange newes to write to you but we have left Abingeton and landed at salt Ville and we will leave in the morning but where we will go I cannot tell We may go to liberty hill or we may go to princeton I want you if you cannot manage Jimmy not to keep him as he is hard to manage I told him to be a good bey when I left but understand that he has bin a cuting up since I left I want you to send him off if he dont behave So nothing more at present but remain your affectionate husband untill dethe don’t write till I write again

Capt L.D. Hylton


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