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LETTER FROM HAM & EGGS, SLAVE (U. G. R. R. AG'T).
PETERSBURG, VA., Oct. 17th, 1860.
MR. W. STILL-Dear Sir-I am happy to think, that the time has come when we no doubt, can open our correspondence with one another again. Also I am in hopes, that these few lines may find you and family well and in the enjoyment of good health as it leaves me and family the same. I want you to know, that I feel as much determined to work in this glorious cause, as ever 1 did in all of my life, and I have some very good hams on hand that I would like very much for you to have. I have nothing of interest to write about just now, only that the politics of the day is in a high rage, and I don't know of the result, therefore, I want you to be one of those wide-a-wakes as is mentioned from your section of country now-a-days, &c. Also, if you wish to write to me, Mr. J. Brown will inform you how to direct a letter to me.
No more at present, until I hear from you; but I want you to be a wide-a-wake.
Yours in haste, HAM & EGGS.