Mary Aleshire to Margaret Shepard Aleshire, 14 August 1874
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I heard Aunt Julia say she had
been in the cellar. So
you see every one of your
favorite departments are looked
after. Pa told me today to
find the calves and get them
fat he wanted to sell them-
I asked him if he was going
to sell Emma and he said no-
the other one. She does not
get fat very fast. I don't
think she wants to be sold-
The family are all well- and
^not^ as Pa predicted. am not starv-
ing to death. on the contrary
they are gaining very day-
Jim says just 2 year ago today
he was robbed I think we all
remember it- Well I must
 


 

 

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Created by Lisle Brown, Curator, Special Collections
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