The Fassett Letters - Letter #103
One sheet of cream, lined paper 7¾ x 10”

Date: Nov 19, 1862
Place: San Francisco
From: Noah Chittenden Fassett
To: Mrs. C.H. Fassett
San Frano Nov 19th/62            
Mrs. C. H. Fassett
              Granville Ohio   My Dear Mother I have had no Letter from you now for some time but John and Mary have been writing to Harris and myself so I will excuse you but whenever you can always write I like to see your marks on paper. I Received a letter from Uncle Saml and Aunt Delia a few days ago accompanied by a Photograph of their house, which I value very highly. I assure you have had it framed and it occupies a conspicuous place in my office If an opportunity offers have one taken of our House and send me. Harris has been spending a few days at Trumans (recruiting) and from a Letter from him this morning I learn that he will return to day to Pacheco so he must be entirely recovered Received a Letter from Ann a day

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or two ago. Parker and the Baby had both been sick but were better. I just read Marys letter to Harris dated October 12th and shall send it to him to day I wrote Mary a few days ago enclosing her a $10 – Treasury Note for a Christmas and herewith find one for yourself. Please acknowledge Receipt of them as I wish to know whether you get such things We are having beautiful weather. cannot help thinking how much superior to that you have now. We have a real Indian Summer weather only warmer I think than you have in October The war question I never discuss as my views would be behind time with you. McClellans removal not popular here. (particularly with me). I fear trouble with the radicals in the North when the Democrats carry the next Presidential Election (which they will do) but I do hope the War may be closed with the Rebels before that. My best Love to all. Harris reports Trumans folks all well.
Yours as Ever Chittenden

Written in a smaller hand at the top of the first page.

From N. C. Fassett.   I put my address on in case
of this letter finding its way to the      
Dead Letter office.

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