In celebration of New Year's Day, here are 2 letters from January's past.
Mr J S Maley
Sir please send me one gallon of Brandy and oblige
J C Bone
Letter received by John S. Maley on 2 January 1869 from his brother-in-law, Henry Waldeck.
Will you please send me a Bag of Sugar or if you cannot spare a Bag a half a one will do I haven’t got a bit to give to the men to take in the bush