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Title Letter from Lewis Thompson to brother Scott Thompson
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content
Fenandina Fla

Sat. Sept 28 1895
Dear Scott
Can you march
good yet and does the Capt have
to hit you with the sword on the
back. Are you a crack shot
yet do you wear your suit yet. I
think you will look good in it
mama wants you to write to
her. How do you lke the boy _____
there have you found a girl yet. __
is a lots of sickness in town.
Mama went to Jacksonville today
to buy a chair for Evelyn. I wish you
could be to the wedding. ____
Ridenhour has come and she says
that she mises you. I have some
terrible news to tell you. A colored
man cut another almost to
death and a pair of horses ran a-
way. I will have to close love
from all Lewis Thompson.
Catalog Number 2004.032.009
Collection Thompson Collection
Accession number 2004.032
Caption Dear Scott
Number of images 1
People Thompson, Lewis
Thompson, Scott M.
Thompson, Evelyn Elizabeth
Subjects Marching
Classification Military
African Americans