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Title:[Letter] 1815 Mar. 16, Camp Coffee [to] Mother, Davidson County / J[ames] M[oore] King : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:King, James Moore

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Date: March 16, 1815
Extent: 3p
Summary:A letter written by James Moore King from Camp Coffee, New Orleans on March 16, 1815 to his mother. He writes that he, as many in the camp, suffers from a cold. He anticipates arriving at home in April.
Collection:James Moore King Papers Correspondence 1813, 1815-1817

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J.M. King New Orleans
Capt [Captain] Issac Butler Davidson County
[added: per Mr. Saunders ]

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Camp Coffee
1815 Mar. 16 Dear Mother

This favourably [favourable] opportunity of writing by Mr. [added: Jack] Saunders (who starts tomorrow) gives me much pleasure of informing you that I am in tollerably [tolerable] health — this sum pleagued [plagued] with a cold which is quite a common thing in campes [camps]; all from out of the bend is well and harty— Genl [General]. Coffee's Brigade starts tomorrow, we are all highley [highly] a pleased at the thoughts of starting and making all preporations to return to hear[added: our] friend, who has [unclear] been waiting so long to receive them with jois [joys] of pleasure, when I wrote to you last. I expected to have started long before this, tho [though] much disapointed we shall reach home about the 15th of April next

I received a letter from Uncle Hays the 12th of this month he wrote that you were all well & all my friends

My love to you all & respects to all my friend, tell them a few days more and I am a free man a gain —

I am ever more your remaining son
J.M. King

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Give my respects to Uncle Hays & family tell him his discharge shall be had in his name if their possibly; as he wrote to me in his letter — I have not time to write to him now — But my respects to all my friends — I remain your son J.M. King [added: Miscelaneous math problems.]

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