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If i die i want you to know..

   Dead Mom and brothr;

I am over here trying to work as hard as possible. Im sometimes tuckered out but I am  no deadbeat, Ma I would like for you to know I am doing this for you an d my dear brothr Joseph. I now you is worried 'bout me be know me is good. i would like you to keep in mind that I am very thankful for the 30 years of life you given me here up in my dear Trenton, New Jersey. Brothr and I's education is average but it enough for us. I have to fight for the good people who supported us and took us in, I couldn't bellyache about anything you've given me. I wish i could be at home very much comfortable but what our people are going thru in the south is very much not hunckey dorey. Me hanker that this will end hopefully soon. kep Joseph from trouble and shanks mare. tha child is still a young men with a 16 age and needa be helping ma 40 age. I miss you ma a lot, and if anything happens i would like for you to be as strong as you always been. I will be watching over you and brothr. The war begins and so does killing.

      love you forever; 
Edward Dunn your son.


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