Letter from James F. Powers, Cold Water, Mo., to his father P[inkney] L. Powers, February 9, 1865

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Identifier: D06160

Title: Letter signed James F. Powers, Cold Water, Mo., to his father P.L. Powers, February 9, 1865

Description: Mentions his illness and the illness of an acquaintance. Includes envelope.

Transcription: Feb 9 65

Cold Water[Coldwater] Mo

Mr. P.L. Powers

Dear father

i now take my pen in hand to inform you that i am well at the present except bad Cold i have been sick but am well now Alexader Barret[Alexander Barret] has Come over here to work but has not moved over yet he allows to move over when ever Mrs Good moves out of that house we are working at that Clearing and would have been all the time if Alexander had not take the measles and has been sick nearly all winter i would like to See you very much i want you to write to me and let me know how you are getting along Mrs Cobb[Matilda L. Cobb] wants you as you come back to bring half bushel of Clover Seed and if you want to that wheat field Set you had better get Some for your Self and get Some grass Seed too the neighbors all Sends their Respects i blieve i have nothing of much importance to write give my best Respects to all inquiring friends especially the boys in your Company So no more at present but Remain yours truly

James F Powers

Mr PL Powers

PS write Soon as possible this is the 8 letter we have writtin to you JF

Item: Letter



Dates: 1865


Maker/Creator: Powers, James F.

Subjects: Diseases
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Missouri--History--Civil War, 1861-1865


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