National Cemetary

Port Hudson La.

August 10th 1879


Henry J Hunt

Brvt. Major Genl. U. S. Army

Col 5th Arty

Dear General

Yours of the ? ? has been received this morning and I hasten to reply by sending the enclosed note which I received from the parrish clerk at Baton Rogue since I last wrote to you if the statements ? not come to hand write eithout delay and I will make out another set and will send them through a different channel, or should you get a searcher sent out for this letter by the postmaster at Atlanta Ga I will write this day to the clerk Mr Hobbs at Baton Rouge to get the postmasteer to send out a searcher from the post office at baton rouge. Please ansere without delay as I feel sorry that those statements are ?


I am general Very Truly Yours

Patrick Hobart