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Bellamy, Calvin to his Wife Clarisa - Fredericksburg, Va. - Transcript

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Fredricks Burg [Fredericksburg] Va., Feb. 4th 1863


My Dear Wife
After my love to you this leaves me in bad health but hoping this may find you and
Daughter both well. Richard [Richard C. Bellamy] is unwell. He will likely Start home
in a few days on discharge if it is approved of. His discharge was Sent out last Sunday. I
Send you twenty Dollars by Capt Partridg [Capt. William Kennedy Partridge]. I Send
you Richard['s] Dagaratype [daguerreotype] also. Pleas take good care of the money and
use it to a good advantage till I get home if I ever do. Times are vary hard here there is
not mutch talk of peace at present. My Dear pleas write to me how you like the country
where you live if you like it Better than you do Madison. I hope it wont be long til I get
back So you can have the pleasure of moving Back to Madison Co. Pleas write Soon,
don't wait for me to write. Be Sure to write once every week for its a bad chance for me to
write. I received your kind letter dated Jan 23 I was glad to here from you. I also got one
from Z.O. Lovett. Tell all the family to write to me every weak. I would send you more
money but I don't know what I may knead yet. I remain your affectionate husband until
Death

C.B. Bellamy

P.S. I Send you a confederate finger Ring


Transcribed by Nicole J. Milano, University of Florida, 2008.




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Fredricks Burg [Fredericksburg] Va., Feb. 4th 1863 My Dear Wife After my love to you this leaves me in bad health but hopeing this may find you and Daughter both well. Richard [Richard C. Bella my] is unwell. He will likely Start home in a few days on discharge if it is aproved of. His discharg was Se nt out last Sunday. I Send you twenty Dollars by Capt Partridg [C apt. William Kennedy Partridge]. I Send you Richard[s] Dagaratype [daguerreotype] al so. Pleas take good care of the money and use it to a good advantage till I get home if I ever do. Times are vary hard here there is not mutch talk of peace at present. My Dear pleas write to me how you like the country where you live if you like it Bett er than you do Madison. I hope it wont be long til I get back So you can have the pleasure of movi ng Back to Madison Co. Pleas write Soon, dont wait for me to write. Be Sure to write on ce every week for its a bad chance for me to write. I received your kind letter dated Jan 23 I was glad to here from you. I also got one from Z.O. Lovett. Tell all the family to wr ite to me every weak. I would send you more money but I dont know what I may knead yet. I remain your affecttionate husband until Death C.B. Bellamy P.S. I Send you a confederate finger Ring Transcribed by Nicole J. Milano, University of Florida, 2008.