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Mark Flower Letter: September 22 1863

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Creator: Mark Flower
Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Date: September 22, 1863
Format: Image/jpg
Original Format: Document
Resource Identifier: A003196
Collection Number: c00005 – Emma Miller Papers
Language: English
Rights Management: Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by Michigan State University and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Contributing Institution: Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections
Relation: c00005 – Emma Miller Papers
Contributor: MSU Archives and Historical Collections
Mark Flower Letter: September 22 1863, Page: 1

Mark Flower Letter: September 22 1863
Mark Flower Letter: September 22 1863

Merchants Hotel
Saint Paul. Minnesota
Sept. 22.d 1863.
Darling Emma
Here I
am in the City of Saint
Paul After a long and
weary ride on the Miss.
for two days _ I enjoyed
myself however very
well for we were on
board of a splendid Steam-
-boat _ whose Officers did
every thing in their power
to make us all happy
Darling. Much Loved
Emma _ Could you
have only been with
me to admire the
Splendid Scenery
along the River banks
Mark Flower Letter: September 22 1863, Page: 2

Mark Flower Letter: September 22 1863
Mark Flower Letter: September 22 1863

then indeed would
Mark have been happy
Pet.!
Tomorow morning
I finish My business
in Saint Paul and
Start forManKato
to visit my friends
there for a few days
before leaving again
for the South _ you
can expect me at
your home somewhere
betweene the 5.th &. 8.th
Inst. Say nothing out
side of the family
and we will sur-
prise the Natives
We will then see my
dear Girl. whether we
are Coquetts or not.
Emma this is afine
Mark Flower Letter: September 22 1863, Page: 3

Mark Flower Letter: September 22 1863
Mark Flower Letter: September 22 1863

City about forty
thousand inhabitants
it has grown very
was
much since I were
here some two years
ago.
Darling. You can
bet that I am getting
anxious to see you
for it is some time
now since I have
heard oneword from
you. Please excuse the
brevity of this will try
and write soon after
my arrival home
Love to all –
and ten thousand Kisses
Your Loving
“Mark”.

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