Thomas Godwin Letter, Aug. 20, 1835

Transcription

[Left side]

Mrs M M Godwin Fincastle VA

[Right side]

Richmond Aug 20 1835 My Dear Martha I have this moment arrived here + hasten to inform you that I landed in safety accompanied by my friend F Johnston. Mr White of Salem + others who joined on the way. the heat + dust made the trip a little unpleasant but otherwise it was quite agreeable. I shall remain here tomorrow + leave next day from Philada [Philadelphia?] from which [?] you may expect to hear from me again. I hope you + my dear little Ann are well – do kiss the little crea ture again + again for me the farther the old stage carries me from you the worse I want to see you I shall lose no time in doing my business + returning to the fond embrace of my dear Ma I write in great haste you will therefore excuse the brevity of this my first [?] farewell + believe me to be affectionately Your Tom

Title

Thomas Godwin Letter, Aug. 20, 1835

Description

Letter from Thomas Godwin in Richmond, Virginia to Mrs. Martha Godwin in Fincastle, Virginia.

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Date

Language

English

Identifier

Ms2000-092_F03_ThomasGodwin_Letter_002

Bibliographic Citation

[identification of item], [box and folder number], Southwest Virginia Counties Collection, Ms2000-092, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va

Citation

Godwin, Thomas, “Thomas Godwin Letter, Aug. 20, 1835,” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed February 27, 2024, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/Ms2000_092_SWVACounties/Ms2000-092_F03_ThomasGodwin_Letter_002.