Sunday, December 18, 2016

Military Letter To Springvale, Wisconsin

Note: See other letters from same family (Names mentioned in these letters):

Allan Cameron's his sister Kate (Porter)
Walter Porter
Cousin Allan from Wallace Alexander Porter
Lena Porter
Minnie Cameron
Joe (quilt for him that mother -- mother of Kate Cameron Porter -- pieced for him)
Brother Alex (per Kate Cameron Porter)


[Letter], 1866, Dec. 17, Springvale, Wis., Walter Cameron [to] Alan Cameron

Personal correspondence from (probably) Cameron's nephew Wallace Porter of Springvale, Wisconsin. Indicates enjoyment of Cameron's recent visit; familial illness and community activity.
One entry dated December 17, 1866; unsigned (probably nephew, Wallace Porter)
Handwritten; 1 folded sheet (4 p.); 20 x 25 cm. folded to 20 x 13 cm.

Corr_CameronW_18661217_pA.jpg (1340 kB)
First side of letter (pages 1 and 4)
Corr_CameronW_18661217_pB.jpg (1335 kB)
Second side of letter (pages 2 and 3)

Uncle Allan
Ma with an ulcerated tooth
Little Allie
C. R. Hamlin
Aunt Ann
Cousin Allan
Marcus Waterman
F. ? Prouty

1860 Census:

Census 1860
Springvale, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin
James Porter M 35 Ireland
Catherine Porter F 33 Scotland
Wallace A Porter M 7 Rhode Island
Lena C Porter F 5 Rhode Island
Walter A Porter M 0 Wisconsin
Jean Cameron F 55 Scotland

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