I was acquainted with B Franklin Gooding at the time he was taken Sick I was 1st Sergt A Co 21st Regt Mich Vol Cav he was Sick and ordered to the Hospittal
Saline Mich Feb 8.96 Friend Treat Dear Comrade I hope you [ ? ] hour last fall all right [ ? ] In thinking over the trip I am very glad we were together + how we did enjoy the old [ ? ] association – at least I did
Sodus July 18 1888 Mrs John VanMarter Madam I sent your paper to the county clerk and he has sent it back for correction it will have to be returned to the county clerk again
Madison Wisconsin April 23 1888 Dear Col Meade I have sent your letter to Col Steven’s widow at Fox Lake Wis + hope she will send you the desired photograph. I hope that you are very well and very happy Faithfully yours Lucius Fairchild
March 11th 1888 Dear Sister as Jesse was writing to your & thought that would let you know that we are well as usul and as for my side it is all healed up but it bothers me more or less all the time but I am thankfull for to be as well as I am
Malvern, Iowa January 16 88 Dear Clara and Family:- I received your letter last Monday noon. Verry sorry to hear of your sickness I hope you are better by this time.
Maple Grove Iowa October 26th 1884 My Dear Children at Delight Custer Co. Neb your very kind letter of the 20th [ ? ] is before us it [ ? ] tto Dexter the 24th but I have ben so busy the last two weeks gathering apples
Dunnville June 5 1884 Dear Cousin I now take the pleasure of writing so you for the first time but I hope it will not be the last time. I told will so tell you to write in nearly all my letters but I think he has forgotten to tell you so I will write first.
Newport [ ? ] Ky Aug. 5 1883 My dear Colonel: Yours of the 26 all duly received I never joined the Society of the Army of the Potomac until last May, as I never before had an opportunity to attend any of its meetings, and while in Washington I also joined the Society of the Cavalry Corps.
BR Pierce Past Dept Commander Grand Rapids July 27/83 Mich Sarah E. Fuller [ ? ] Boston Mass With deep respect for the comrades of the G.A.R. [ ? ] Col July 27/ 83
Eastern Div. [ ? ] Department of the Interior Pension Office. Washington D.C. Dec 12. 1882 Sir: Referring to your invalid pension claim No. 378585, as late private Co. A 4 Mass. Cav., you are requested to inform this office, with return of this letter, of the location of the General Hospital, as which you a [ ? ] treatment
Lapeer Sept 24th 1882 Brother John and the rest of the family. Your welcome letter was received not long since We are well. the weather is cool and dry, had little frost last night crops are all good, wheat above the average, nearly half of it was hadly damaged through this Co
Mayfield Aug 6th Dear brother and sister it has been a long time since I have written as many as 2 leters to but have received no answer I wrote to you some time before Dear mother died nety tells me you did not get it I was sory for that
South Sodus Oct 20th/78 Received of John VanMarter eight dollars and fifty cents ($8.50) in full for Clock bouth at Doptates Auction April 13th 1878 Elisha Thornton
Huron, O. July 1 1878 My Dear Mother I am anxious to know about your arrival at Detroit and health since. My mind has been uneasy since I left you at Toledo and I sincerely hope you are feeling well or at least as well as I could expect. Nothing that has happened in a great while has so affected me as your departure from Huron, and I shall never get over it.
Fort Scott Dec 28 /73 Dear Add Your letter of the 6th was received about a week ago and the presents from yourself and Mary arrived Christmas Eve. They are perfectly splendid and just what I wanted The gloves were just just what I needed as I had none and had been wishing for a pair
May the 11 1873 Dear daughter Amanda I take the opertunity to infor in you that weare are enjoying goobreath at this time hoping you and Mills enjoy the same blessing you wrote you had walked to the [ ? ] I hope you can ride out by this time Sydney is better, mrs Pomeray died may the third was buried the next monday
Headquarters Army of the United States, Washington, D. C., March 9th 1867 Dear Mrs. Oliver; With a very bad pen at the General’s table I take great pleasure in inviting you & the General to spend this evening with us to meet a party of only twenty, who will be treated to some delightful music vocal & instrumental.
Office of B.R. Fort [ ? ] Ala Feb 15th 67 Dear Knox I have the honor to acknowledge the Recpt of your form of the 10th Inst. and in answer to say that I am still in the “ripper drawer of the” Bureau for the Dist of North Alabama, and still stand forked End downwards.
Mason Aug 5 /66 Messrs Howard S Welch in answer to yours of the 2d I was at city Point dismount camp on the first of april 65 on the 13 april I was sent to the cavelry corps Hospto l was mustered there the last of april on the sixth of may I was sent to Washington
St Johns Mich July 31”, 1866. Friend Clark. I went to town Saturday in the afternoon (last) did not go to the P.O. until after the eastern train came in so of course did not get Your letter till some 15 or 20 minutes after You had passed through, when I took Your letter out & read it. I was mad & out of all manner of patience with my-self. I came home & told my folks & they also gave me a real scolding for being so careless.
[ ? ] June 1th 1866 Dear Father and mother it is with plesure that i sat down to answer your leter that i recived 2 weak ago i was glad to hear from you and your famely i red your leter and sent it to gay i got a leter from gay last sunday he was well i have not seen him in five weaks i would like to see him and you to Littel Mary is well i do not feal vary well my self Mary climbs up by the charse and [ ? ] them all around the house
Philandelphia Pa. May 3rd 1866. My Dear Adjutant. Before leaving Alex. I had intended to ask you to be kind enough to forward any letters that may come for me to my Address at Freeport [ ? ] but neglected to do so. Will you please attend to it. Barney Fields, clerk at the Marshall House owes me $5.00. which I forgot to collect before coming away will you please send it to me at Freeport.
Marcellns Cass Co M Apr 2 1866 Lieut G B Clark Respected Friend & Comrad You need not think because I did not answer your letter at an earlier date that it was on account of a want of friendship and besides respect for a long tried and brave old Comrad would make me answer your request if nothing more I wish you had given me some form to work