Courage & Contradiction

Letter from Mary J. and Sarah E. Boultinghouse to Daniel B. Boultinghouse, December 20, 1863

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Title

Letter from Mary J. and Sarah E. Boultinghouse to Daniel B. Boultinghouse, December 20, 1863

Subject

United States -- Texas -- Williamson County.
War (Civil War).

Description

Letter from Mary J. and Sarah E. Boultinghouse to Daniel B. Boultinghouse, dated December 20, 1863. Mary Jane wrote about writing previous letters on the 5th, 7th, 16th and 17th. The second part of the letter, written on the 24th of December, talks about little boy growing up and learning some words, also mentions Mr. Hoag making a buckhorn pipe and the acquisition of eight young pigs.
Mary Jane requests that he come home, even if only for a day.
At the end of the letter, Sarah E. Boultinghouse writes to her father, Daniel, to tell him she and her younger brother have been healthy and well.

Date

December 20-24, 1863

Rights

All rights to the images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted for non-profit educational purposes, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information, contact The Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626.

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Language

English

Type

Document

Files

Citation

“ Letter from Mary J. and Sarah E. Boultinghouse to Daniel B. Boultinghouse, December 20, 1863,” Courage & Contradiction, accessed October 23, 2017, http://civilwar.williamsonmuseumexhibits.org/items/show/9.