Caroline and Cecil Burleigh letters, undated
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Mt Carmel Thursday night Feb 12th Dear dear Husband I am only going to write you a "wee" letter tonight for I have written twice before this week (by the way I wonder if you get all my letters. I never fail to write twice a week, so if you dont get them in that prepotion [proportion], you dont get all I write) I thought I would write a little tonight, because I have started your box today. I rather wanted to wait untill [sic] I had another letter from you, was in hopes I would get one last night, but I had the box ready & Elford would go to New Haven to day & get it of [off], so I sent it on, & to night I got your letter, written last sabbath, & I find I did'nt [sic] quite hit on the things you wanted, that is all of them, allthough [sic] perhaps the horseradish will take the place of mustard. I am very sorry I did'nt know in time to get your [coffee?] [jar?], but I guess someone will be going to send before long & I can send one. I am