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Estabrooks, Elisha Henry, 1844- / Letters, 1862
SC 1083 ([unpublished])

Estabrooks, Elisha
[From Elisha Estabrooks to his father, Robert Estabrooks: Port Hudson, Louisiana, May 13, 1864]


We havent got paid yet
Port Hudson, Louisianna May 13, 1864
Dear father, it is with the greates of pleasure that I send a few lines to
you to let you _________________________ still here to Port Hudson.  FAther
I am on little _____ at present.  Whose the ___ qute had ____ runs___ A person
_________ We expect _______ they _____ every day. _______ _______ ________
_____ quite warm here ____ is impossible for ____________________ Father
___ sends his best respects to you.  ___ ___ better than I did ____ night.
 I just had a very good supper. We had some warm ___ cheese and tea.  I think
they made a very good supper

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