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Document Type: Autograph Letter Signed

Author: Martha White Read
Date: January 1, 1865
Place: Waynesboro, Augusta County, Virginia
To: Thomas Griffin Read

Physical Description: Ink on paper; 1 page (20 x 13 cm) on 1 folded sheet

Number: MSN/CW 5015-29

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Waynesboro Augusta Co. Va.
Jan. 1st. 1865
My dear Husband

     I recieved your letter of Sept. 25th and Oct. 19th, also one that you wrote to Wm. H. Read dated Oct. 22nd. I wrote to him immediately to know if he sent you the articles; have not had a letter from him, but he wrote to your father that he had sent them. I've written to you five or six times. Heard from N. Market two weeks ago, all were well. Lije is at home now, has a severe wound in the ancle; Betty is with him. I was to see hime once. I am very anxious to hear from you. I hope and pray that you may soon be exchanged. Write to cousin John Hunton, Williamsburg, Canada. Heard from John Read, Oct. 19th, he was well. We are all well; I suffer great anxiety on your account. Write as often as you can. Trust in God at all times, and He will be your friend. All send much love. Cousin Saml. Pilson is at Point Lookout. Try & find him. God bless you is the prayer of

Your devoted wife,
Mattie S. Read.

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