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1864 December 2, Letter from J. Edward James, Nashville, Tennessee, to Lizzie James Lamberson, Galena, Illinois.
Excerpt: "The day before we left Pulaski I rec'd your letter with handkerchief and picture. All good. Many thanks Dear Lizzie and such good news too. I must say "Bully for you" if Master Edward don't make (?) and noisy time of "our home" he will not be doing as his Uncle did in his younger days. May he live to a great age and may his mother live to see his good works. I could not imagine why a certain young man called me Uncle Ed for a day or two previous to the arrival of your letter. But I all of a sudden "smelt amiss". Be sure and send me a "fac simile" of mister man as soon as possible. Give him a smothering kiss for me."
1864 December 2
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondents
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