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SC 1083 ([unpublished])

Estabrooks, Elisha
[From Elisha Estabrooks to his father, Robert Estabrooks: Cairo, Illinois, April 27, 1864]


Cairo Pli____ April 27th
Dear father mother sisters and brother.
We are still moving down the mississippi, but I am well and enjoy myself
well.  I have seen a quite a large part of the world that I never saw before.
 I haven't seen any part of the country that suits me as well as Fond du
Lac.  There is all too much sand this way to suit me.  Father we have very
good times.  There hasn't many of the boys sick yet, but I am afraid that
it won't be a great while before there will be some sick.  I have been very
tough so far but I can't tell how long it will be before I am sick.  It is
hard telling until

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