Moncure Robinson to Bennett Taylor

My dear Bennett

It seems to me some time since we heard from You, & this reminds me that it is longer since I have written You. I have been more dilatory than otherwise in doing so, from my inability to say anything on the subject of the special exchange. I am not without hope, in regard to it, though I fear to say any thing on the subject to encourage Yourself & Lieut M for fear of disappointment. In the mean time You & he must endeavor to get permission for Your Aunt & myself to send You Whatever You Can, Which would add to Your Comfort.

It seems to me a good while since I have sent You any money, & I fear I cannot depend on your informing me When Your fund is being exhausted. Promise me in Your next that You will inform me when, before it always in season. In the mean time I hand You herewith a check for $25 Which will I hope reach You safely.

Your Aunt & Cousin Agnes unite with me in love to You, & I remain my dear Bennett always,

Your Affectionate Uncle
Moncure Robinson

PS. I send you with this 2 nos Littells Magazine & 2 newspapers.

RC (photocopy in ViU: Bennett Taylor Papers); at foot of text: “Capt. Bennett Taylor.”
Moncure Robinson
Bennett Taylor
Date Range
December 22, 1864