1867 October 4. Eliza Ann S., Brown Marsh, North Carolina, to her cousin, Joseph W. Hollingsworth. 

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her trip.  I would not be much surprised if Andrew and

Mr. Collier both didnt fall in love with her,  tell

Cousin Theo if he dont mind he will loose her

he better come down soon


I have been out to Aunt Marias one since you left

but I did not injoy myself like I did before,  I missd

you, it made me think so much of you that it liked

to made me have the blues, seeing them old roads

I took such pleasent rids on with my dear, it was

enough to give me the blues, was'nt it? I saw our Uncle

Davis, now is'nt he somthing to be our Uncle, I dont

like no such; do you?


Cousin Joe I would'nt be surprised if Lucinda and

Mr Collier would'nt get married, but look here dont

you tell any body I said so, if they would here that

I said so, they might get after me, with a sharp stick.

tell Fannie James Kelly went out to Uncle [Lumons?]

with me, but she must not get jealous,  I am not going

to take him a way from her, and tell her I have been

looking for a letter from her five or six weeks,  She

has not fulfilled her promise.


Uncle Andrews and Mr. Collier are makeing a great deal

of wine, this winter will be good time to come down

to get on a breeze, I have been on one or two cider breezes

since you left don't you think I better stop.  I do unless

I could write somthing more interesting that I have