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Letter signed David T. Massey, Helena, Ark., to his father [Nathan Massey], February 24, 1863

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Identifier: D05611

Title: Letter signed David T. Massey, Helena, Ark., to his father [Nathan Massey], February 24, 1863

Description:

States that he received his father's letter. Illustrated stationery. Includes envelope.



Transcription: Helena Ark

Feb 24th 1863


Dear Father I sit down to write you afew lines to let you know that I received a letter from you and that I am well we are now on the stemer lebenon[Lebanon] to go down the river Father I wrote you a letter yesterday for I did not for know when we would leave here I would write you a long leter if had time I got your letter just as we was starting we was starting from the camp and I have not time to to write I was glad to here from you father I dont know whether you can read this letter or not so I must be in a hurry as I can get it in the post office so farewell Father


David. T. Massey


Sinia I would like to write you and the rest of the children but I have not time so no more


David Massey

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
Arkansas
Missouri

Dates: 1863-02-24

Type(s): Letter

Maker/Creator: Massey, David T., -1864

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Armed Forces

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