Mary Aleshire to Margaret Shepard Aleshire, 3 November 1874
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(Ms4 Bx1 Fd16 Item7)
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I feel I ought to be at home
now and help with the work
I am glad you are getting
along so nicely with the sewing
society. think tis' a good idea
to abandon the taxing system. as
it probably kept some out of
the society. but I think they
ought to be willing to give
that much for the church.
I did not know Rick was
still sick. Lalla not sure of
his going to the fair a party
in the country and several
places so I thought he was
well. What is the matter
with him? I feel very much
hurt over the way he has treated
me. has never written one word
I was sorry to hear of the




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