November the 16 1863
My Dear Mary,
I take my pen in hand to tell you of my pleasant dreams I had last night. I dremp we was at home together and we had the best tract of land that Henry County could afford. I dreamed that you had three girls that was called the prettyest in the world. I thought George was 21 years old & George & the two girls wen to the worlds fare at Richmond. I thought they come back again, one of them ses Mother, myself & sister was the prettyest two girls that was at the fare. You sed to them self praise is half candle or Mother me & Mary got the premium whether we were the prettyest or not. I thought you was in the finest house that I evr saw. Sally, Mary & Lucy was you children names. I thought
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