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Letter, 1862 May 16

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James sends his respect to u all I am a frad that Maria has ben sending me letters with out enney stamps on them if so she mite as well not rite none for tha will not cum. Pleas to ancer this sune as u possible can as it is verry un surten when we shal mov Diret your letter at to me at Eastville Merley saing on it Nathaniel E Douglass Eastville Northamton county va COD furnell legeon so no more at present still Remane your Brothe[r] Nathaniel E Douglass

rasing of poultry the geese are a very good fowl Some of theme lay from 10 to 12 eggs they set 4 weeks when they are hatches they are very tene people are obliged to keep