Jonas H. Roe
October 30, 1863

Dear Wife Vicksburg Oct 30 / 63
                    I Recd my pay the 28th amounting to $58.80. I paid on my horse $23. I have paid altogether since I came back $50. on my horse which leaves twenty unpaid to be paid next pay day. I send you by John Allen Thirty five Dollars (35) I want you to pay for the hay as soon as you Recd they the money + do the best that that you can with the balance. perhaps you had better buy some corn + apples +c. I am well please write to me as soon as you get this
           Yours affectionately
Celina Roe                     J.H. Roe

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