us as mere lovers ? Of course though you know that I meant I hoped that it would not be long until I would be with you and then it would not be necessary to write. But in the mean time write very often as I do. I do not know that you get all my letters, but I write very often. Does Sarah Walker take the death of Mr. Terrett very hard? 5 You say she used to get very long letters from him! Are all well at White Have ? Give them my love and write to me soon. Dream of me and tell me your dreams. When you wrote kiss on your letter I kissed before I knew whether you had kissed it or not, and frequently after Tell Ellen I will pay her off for trying to play a trick off on me. you say it was her wrote the word on the corner of the sheet of paper. I wrote to Fred. a short time a go and sent him his commission and a letter that I have had for him a long time. Farewell Dearest Julia, I shall write to you again in about one week and my nextafter that will as likely be from Tampico as any place els
December 27th 1846
MY DEAREST JULIA
Again I write you from Monteray. You know I told you that my next letter would probably be written from some place far away. The troops moved as I expected but the 4th Inf.y and one company of Artillery was left to Garrison this city and will
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Publication information: Book title: The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant: 1837-1861. Volume: 1. Contributors: John Y. Simon - Editor. Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press. Place of publication: Carbondale, IL. Publication year: 1967. Page number: 118.
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