September 1st /61.
Mrs Ann Green.
Ma received a letter from you written to Aunt Matilda last week, but supposing you had written to both and the letters being directed wrong, I proceed to answer it. We are at present all well also Sisters family, but she has had another great trouble to bear with; Her dear sweet little Eddie is dead, it will be six weeks tomorrow since he died, disease Whooping cough & Measles he suffered a great deal, and never was any sick person more patient - he was just like an old man. Bell is the youngest living. I have been home one week from Nashville after being there