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SC 1083 ([unpublished])

Estabrooks, Elisha
[From Elisha Estabrooks to his family, sister, and mother: Vicksburg, Mississippi, August 15, 1864]


____burg Miss Aug 15th, 1864
Dear sister
I received that letter that had so many parts to it.  I was very glad to
see the friend, that I had left behind willing to write a few lines to me
to encourage me a long.  I don't feel like answering them to day but will
soon as I get a little stronger.  I will try and write a few words in reply
to those that the girls wrote.  Give my respects to B_____ girls and Miss
Chore in ________.  I can't think of any more to write this time.  Tell Charley
I ____ that I haven't received any letter from him since I was there to Port
Hudson and that one I answered the next day after I got it.  Give my best
respects to Charley also Mr E____ that is all for this time.  Be good.  By
for this time.  Hoping if we don't meet again here on earth that we shall
meet in that better land where there will be no more ______. Put your trust
in God and you will always have some one to guide you.  Write soon.  Tell
all the news.
Yours truely from Elisha H. Estabrooks to Ellen T Estabrooks

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