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[[footnote 1]]
Brother Kimball
 
I wish you would come and see our localities.

At Falls Church are the pupils whom John D Read taught - 2 Mosebys guirrillas murdered him on Oct 14, 1864.

[[footnote 2]]
My wife is coming to help me teach. She will probably teach at Falls Church where we hope to sojourn for [[strikethrough]] the present [[/strikethrough]] a season.

My rooms now are at Mr John B. Browns - octagon brick

[[partially visible last line]] 3/4 of a mile [[/partially visible last line]]

[[footnote 1]] Washington. Oct 5/65
J.R. Johnson
Missionary

[[footnote 2]] Buildings at Fort Strong [[underlined]] now [[/underlined]] 

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_D._Read (details of the murder) unsure if Footnote 2 belongs with this letter

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