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Huff - Hylton families

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

Letter from L.D. Hylton in "Indian Valley" to his cousin S. Weddle.

I hav heard Since I closed your letter that the battle at Richmond that our men whiped them Badly and taken nearly every thing they had. Owen Wades daughter July is very low with the Dipthera and not expected to live long Adam Keeth is a going to your house to plough for your wife Monday the 9th of June I hav still a very Soar rist yet but my throat is nearly well Austin Harman Starts Back to you next Tuesday the 10th of June I am going to send this letter By him you

(Back of Letter)

Address Indian Valley there is where my letters comes to now

I remember my best Respects to Simon P Tpeadee Levi Weddle Joel tel Joel that I hav not Recd no letter from him yet I wrote to hime some time ago tel him I want him to write to me how he likes a Soldiers lif and how he is getting along Please excuse my Sorry dictateing as I am not in order to write no how on the account of trouble and Sory at the Best any how So I ever Remain your Cousin and Friend

S Weddle

L. D. Hylton

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