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SC 1083 ([unpublished])

Estabrooks, Robert
[Transcribed letter from Robert Estabrooks to his son, Elisha Estabrooks: Fond du Lac, September 15, 1864]



Fond Du Lac Sept 15th 1864
Elisha we have just
received'your letter dated Augmst
29 and the other one was dated the 15th
Day of Aucpust this last letter has
been written 3 weeks there must be
a nother letter on the Road   Elisha
I sent you a 3ox of thinn's and
in the box theme was two letters
one from Henry Chase and the other
we Rote I put in 10 sta-mps and
said I would put in two Dollars
but Elisha I Thor got to out it in
when you receive the box and letters
T will send you two or 3 dollars
I Paid the Express char-,es 4nd hope
you have r eceived it before now
Mtr Vanallen Rote you a letter I put,
it in the office the same timo I
put a letter to you that we Rote
we have received your 2 coats
we are all well and   ope these few
lines will finde your health improving
there is no particular news 'ear
we are all glad to hear the good
news when the Rebs got whiped
we are looking for Grant to have
good luck soon I shall be glad
when this cruel war is over and the
soldiers return home again If your
health dont improve you had


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