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SC 1083 ([unpublished])

Estabrooks, Elisha
[Transcribed letter from Elisha Estabrooks to his father, Robert Estabrooks: Camp Washburn, April 16, 1864]



/64
Camp Washburn April 16
Dear father it is with the greatest
of pleasure that I write you A few
lines to let you noe that I am
as well as usual. hoping these few
lines will find you the same and
all the rest of the folks, Father
I sent my things to John Carpenter
in Fond du Lac. There were fifteen
or twenty of us sent to him
you will have to pay the
expenses of sending my things
through. Titus has got one
blanket rolled up in side of
mine. I sent three blankets
one shirt and two Company
reckords. I wished you would
give Charley one of those
Company reckords and tell
him to get a frame for it
and I will send him the officers
pictures as soon as I get them.
Their names are under the
potographs that are on the
reckord. I think they are
quite nice. father give my
best respects to all. I expect
we will see hard times before
we get home A gain, if I
live to get home. I enjoy
my self first best I dont


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