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SC 1083 ([unpublished])

Estabrooks, Elisha
[From Elisha Estabrooks to his family: Morganza Bend, July 7, 1864]


the express charges are paid you may have to pay them something for their
trouble.  You can do what you are a mind to with that coat.  It isn't likely
that I shall every ware it if I come home.  Titus' health is as usual.  I
wished you would send me a few postage stamps in the next letter you write
or sent them inside of a paper.  The papers come oftener than the letters.
 There is a great many sick in this regt.  Ellen I wished you would send
me some love letter paper for I am entirely out.  I have got large sheet
paper but that wont do to write to girls with.  I am very much obliged for
that paper and ________ you sent me.  I thought that I would use it to write
home seeing it come from here.  I am a getting most to tired to write much
more so I will have to close, so good by

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