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Notes and Queries.

As a pleasing episode of the war, we give the following correspondence:

Charleston, S. C., June 24, 1864.
My Dear Madam:
I received this morning, by the hand of Captain Warley, your very kind note of the 20th instant, and beg permission to thank you heartily for the kindness expressed therein on my behalf. Should I have any occasion to require any assistance whatever, I will frankly and unhesitatingly ask it of Mr. Wagner, to whom your husband, Major Warley, has also written in like manner. And I send you herewith a copy of a communication forwarded this day by flag of truce to the commanding officer at Fort McHenry, where the Major is a prisoner, and which is intended to be the best acknowledgment I can now make of his kind remembrance of our previous very slight association. I trust it may be of service to him there.

With the sincere prayer that you may be spared even the least of [239] the anxieties and sorrows that a wife must feel for a husband actively engaged in this war,

Believe me, my dear madam,

Very respectfully,

Your obedient servant,

T. Seymour, Brigadier-General U. S. Vol. Mrs. R. L. Warley, Darlington, S. C.

Charleston, S. C., July 24, 1864.
Major Warley, C. S. A., now a prisoner of war, and confined under your charge, has written to his family and friends here in such a manner as to have procured for myself and my fellow-prisoners many of those courtesies and kindnesses that are so eminently grateful to a prisoner of war. I shall, therefore, esteem it a peculiar and personal favor if you will extend to Major Warley any and every practical kindness that may be in your power, whether in the way of pecuniary assistance (for which I will be responsible to you), or of greater personal liberty, by parole or otherwise, that he may desire or you may find admissible. By so doing you will confer a favor upon me that I shall be proud to acknowledge. And should any officers of the Fifth United States Artillery be stationed at Fort McHenry, or any other officers of the old service, I shall be grateful if you will show them this letter, and ask such personal civilities toward Major Warley as the nature of your duties may forbid, but which I can confidently ask from them as a brother officer.

And I am, very respectfully,

Your obedient servant,

T. Seymour, Brigadier-General V. S. Vole. Commanding Officer Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Md.

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