Mary Aleshire to Margaret Shepard Aleshire, 27 September 18__
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good? or is she coming back
again. Why don't you get that
colored girl that Aunt Julia
talked so much about or has she got
a home? How do you get along
without them (Barb and Rach) ? I
wrote to Ned and Rube Vance to day
will write to Charley some time
next week. It has been quite cold
here lately. There was a heavy
frost the other morning. The girls
go round with their little
shawls,^sacks^ and sontags on like
it was winter. Please excuse
this letters looks. If you fix my
red marino dress for me. don't
do anything to the cape but
make the skirt longer and alter
the sleeves some way. If you
set a black piece on the skirt
you can put two or three puffs
at the top of the sleeves and in
that way let them down so that


 

 

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