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Samuel T. Reeves Correspondence

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Document Type: Autograph Letter Signed

Author: Samuel T. Reeves
Date: September 14, 1864
Place: Decatur, Georgia
To: Huldah Reeves

Physical Description: ink on paper; 3 pages (20 x 13 cm) on 1 folded sheet

Number: MSN CW 5012-5

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Decator [sp. Decatur] Georgia
Sept the 14th 64

My Dear Companion it is through the mercies of god that I am blessed with anothe opertunity of writing to My Deare ones at home I am proud to tell you that I received a letter from that kinde hand it was ritten on the 3rd of this month oh how glad I was to have a letter from you and learn that you was all well this leaves Me in tolorable health I do hope that I am going to get Stout again I left the Hospital last Monday and got here tuesday I found the Boys in good health and good Sperits and I had not been here but a

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few minutes untill the male Come in and thare was a letter for me Dearest I am truly glad to learn that you had Set your Seal by the healp of the lord you would keep up family prayer: god has promiced to give when he was asked in the rite way that is with a true heart he has promiced to be with us in Six trials and will not forsake us in the Seventh I am verry Sorrowe to here of So much Seckness I hop that the health will be better as Soon as it gets Cool I am verry Sorrow to here of Fletchers loosing littel Joney but the lord givith and the lord taketh away
     well Dearest I Cant tell what to think of

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Fathe tell me all of the particulars in you next tell Me who you think he has a Notion of trying to get ) Dearest I will have to Close as the male is a ready to Start out pray for me

Your as ever
S T.Re

Transcription last modified: 17 Nov 2003 at 02:06 PM EST

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