Letter #6 – MARCH 21, 1859  


This is one of the few letters which acknowledges that Thomas Jackson has received a letter from Caleb Slater! It is clear that TJ remembers his Aunt Reiley with great affection and led the move to encourage his American relatives- particular the Watsons- to send financial support to her.

It is clear that there is information on the reverse of this sheet that is yet to be scanned and transcribed.

Reading, March 21, 1859

Dear Cousin, I received your kind later with much pleasure & am glad to hear that you are all well.

I inclose you a draft for £1 for our Dear Aunt Reiley. It is from Wm & Amos Watson, And I hope it will be acceptable to her. Please give my love to her and tell her that I hope to see her once again in this world. If I can


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