Mary Aleshire to Margaret Shepard Aleshire, 28 February 1864
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(Ms4 Bx1 Fd16 Item2)
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    not and will send me forty ot fifty
dollars I can pay the bill. I have over
ninety dollars left of which Pa gave
me which I will give him. Pa
gave me one hundred and twenty
five ($125) dollars of which Joe took
twenty ($20) dollars and I had to buy
my books &c with the rest. He took
some off an account of us missing so
much and believe he charged R[?] one
hundred and thirty nine ($139) dollars but
not sure. and expect he will charge
me the same.              You said you
thought it would be as much as I could
do to read that letter of yours. don't
you remember I told you I could read
your writing as [illegible] ^well^ as print? and
no difference how fast or slow you write
I can read it all the same. but I
wonder at your reading my writing
sometimes.        You told me to tell you




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Created by Lisle Brown, Curator, Special Collections
2005, Special Collections, Marshall University