Mary Aleshire to Reuben and Margaret Aleshire, 21 February 1870
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                     Parkersburg W.Va
                                    Feb 21st 1870
My Dear Parents
                    I came down on
the boat to see the folks and
while here will write you a line.
I commencedd a letter at Mrs
Gilfreian's but Kate took a
notion to go to the dentist so
we started off. have here up
at Mr Mayberry's store. There is
filling of at cost is selling his
goods very cheap indeed We had
a hautiful been and garnet pap-
lir $15.00 a pattern. which
they sell for $24.00 and $30.00
he is going to fix his stove
soon and want to get made
in time for Spring goods
Have took the five [illegible]
and I the garnet colored
 


 

 

 

 

 

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