Item Description: Letter dated 9 March 1865 to Archibald Henderson from his servant (or slave) Henderson. It seems that Anderson was a slave belonging to Archibald Henderson who was hired out to a Mr. Wilkins in Wilmington.
Goldsboro Mar 9, 1865
Master__ I have just arrived here from Weldon where I saw Master John and delivered the articles entrusted to my care. Master John is well and in fine spirits and sends you all his love.
As I cannot get transportation for my horse + wagon, I will leave here in the morning, driving to Raleigh where I will again try to get transportation and if I do not succeed will pursue my journey home the best way I can.
Your obdt. Servt.