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This item contains on one leaf: a letter from W.E. Johnson to H.W. Conner & Co., September 28, 1864 and the reply, from H.W. Conner (Co.) to W.E. Johnson, November 2, 1864.
Prisoners Camp Morris Island Sept 28th 1864
Mess H W Conner + Co
Yours of 17 inst enclosing fifty dollars ($50.00) in U. S. Currency was received today. I will be oblidged to you to procure fifty or one hundred dollars more if possible + send it to me. I send by Lt Masten a very small package containing a which I prise very highly + will be oblidged to you to send to my Father by express or the first sure conveyance[.]
I am much oblidged to you for your offer to serve me whilst here + will call upon you if my necessities require it Yours Very Respt
W E Johnson Jr
Lt. 7th S.C. Cavry
[in another hand:] Charleston Nov 2d 1864
The above letter only reached us yesterday. We could not procure the funds to send your [ ?] by this Flag of Truce. Will send them by next
HW Conner Co
Morris Island (Charleston, Folly Beach)
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Johnson, W. E., "Letter: W.E. Johnson to H.W. Conner & Co., September 28, 1864" (1864). W.E. Johnson Papers. 18.
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