Short note to send son money for fare home
May 13, 1843
Member of Series
Henry Kingsbury was 42 years old when this was written.
The recipient, George Henry Kingsbury, was 16 when it was received.
Henry Kingsbury died 45 years, 10 months, 15 days after writing this.
It was written 179 years, 8 days ago.
It was a Saturday.
13 May 1843
My Dear Son,
I embrace a moment which Lt. Titcomb is waiting for me to say we are all well and shall expect you on Thursday in half past four o’clock train in the afternoon—I herewith enclose you five dollars for your fare.