John P. Ferrell to McArdle, November 23, 1891
Nov the 23 - 1891
Dear friend I received
your letter som [sic] few
days back [and] was glad
to hear from you. [I]t
reacht [sic] [me when I was] quite unwell but
am up [now]. Yes Ben McCuler [McCullough]
was gunner of the gun
I belong to. [?] [H]e was a bout
six feet high[,] rather dark[,]
fine lookin quick ____ [?]
made Brave. [H]e [wore] plane [sic] close [clothes]
rather the worse of [for] war [wear].
[I]f I can an[d] the weather
permi[t]s I cncom [can come] up soon.
[D]os [Does] the hack run daily or
not[?] The Ladi[e]s send thar
respect to you.
J. P. Ferrell
John P. Ferrell to McArdle, November 23, 1891, The Battle of San Jacinto Notebook, The McArdle Notebooks, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.