Jonas H. Roe
October 1, 1863
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    Camp of 5th Ill Cav Vols
    Near Black River Miss
    Oct 1st 1863
I promise to pay to the order of Capt A. S. Jessup the sum of Forty three 10/100 dollars for value received on two Equal payments on my receiving pay from the U.S. Paymaster.
                                         Paid                           J.H. Roe


I Bought my horse of Capt A S Jessup. Paid $70 dollars paid twenty six Dollars + ninety cts down

First payment           $ 26.90
second payment          23.10

Recd on muster Oct 29th 1863
Nov 23rd Rcd   20.00
                in full

I Recd pay for Sept + Oct yesterday amounting after paying my years clothing to thirty five Dollars + sixty cts - I paid on this Note twenty Dollars + have fifteen dollars and sixty left - I will send you five Dollars in the next Letter

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