January the 25 1863
In Camp near Guinnia Station, Caroline County, VA
I again seat myself to answer you kind letter of the 13 of this month. I was verry sorry that you had haert (hurt) youself at work. I want you to move to you Fathers & stay there until I can come home. I think you had better if you Farther is willing for you to come. You will kil youself doing things that you are not able to do. I want you to take good care of youself. You must write me word how mutch you hogs weighed & how mutch corn you made. I like to here how many hogs you have got. You better sell you plantation tools.
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