1861 April 28 Culpeper C.H.

Dear Uncle Charles [Cocke];

I write at
Papa’s request to you to send
your horse Tallyho by the
boy Sterling who will ride
him to Charlottesville and
from thence to Culpeper
C.H. ^’in a week’ which is now his
Head quarters. Please give
the boy the necessary directions
about the road, and when
he may get information
from Charlottesville to this
pace Culpeper C.H.

I have not time to write more
so please excust brevity.

Love to all

I am yr affect nephew
Jno Cocke

[[in top margin]
Please give him the requisite passes.

MSS 640

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