Mark Flower Letter: September 19 1863


Creator: Mark Flower
Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Date: September 19, 1863
Format: Image/jpg
Original Format: Document
Resource Identifier: A003195
Collection Number: c00005 – Emma Miller Papers
Language: English
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Contributing Institution: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections
Relation: c00005 – Emma Miller Papers
Contributor: MSU Archives and Historical Collections
Mark Flower Letter: September 19 1863, Page: 1

Mark Flower Letter: September 19 1863
Mark Flower Letter: September 19 1863

Westcott House,
H.L. Beach, Proprietor.
La Crosse, Wis., Sept 19.th 1863.
Dearest Darling Emma.
I have been
waiting here for Some time for
the Saint Paul Packet. How much
longer I Shall be Compelled to
wait in this forsaken town is
more than I Can tell.
I dreamed of you last Evening. Oh!
Wasn’t Mark happy _ You can
bet he was
Thank God. dear girl _
Providence permitting we shall
ere very long be Clapsed in Each
others Embrace _
I Could hardly
persuade – Myself to pass by _
Chicago without running over
to see you _
But as I was on
duty _ I Could not neglect it
under any Circumstance _
I guess you was somewhat

Mark Flower Letter: September 19 1863, Page: 2

Mark Flower Letter: September 19 1863
Mark Flower Letter: September 19 1863

Surprised when you received
my short letter from Chicago
Deloss is in Aurora visiting
his friends _ and declares he
is going toMichigan with
me when I return from
My Own Pet. if
you receive this so as to
be able to answer before the
24.th Inst. address me at
ManKato Minnesota _ If
After that time _ send it to
Aurora and I will get
it as soon as I return
My heatlh is very good. hope
you are first _ rate _ Remember
the “Rosey Cheeks.” darling
Love to your Mother – Respects
to other friends _
I am dear Emma
Your Own
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