To rotate the image, hold down SHIFT and ALT on your keyboard, and then click and drag on the page.
Feb 15th. 1865
My own dear Girl
date of Feb [6?r.] arrived this evening
in company with two Valentines.
And I need not tell you how much
pleased I was to get them as it was been
over three weeks since I received a letter
from you. I got two Bay States, which I
knew were from you but what to make
of it! that I got no letters I could not
imagin. As I got a letter from Amanda
and She wrote me you were all well.
I also received two bundles of Boston
Journals from Moses I think, and with
you letter and Valentines to day comp-
rises all the mall matter I have got
for nearly four weeks, i like the poetry
first rate and would realy like to see
not only Willie but his Mother as well
as all the rest and I think I shall have