Mary Aleshire to Margaret Shepard Aleshire, 3 November 1874
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(Ms4 Bx1 Fd16 Item7)
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Mr. Talbutt is her brother in law
and she has several sisters in law
in Paris also her Mother in law she
is a widow. Ben is going as
far as Louisville with her.
     She hates to leave very much
and I do not blame her.
     I am so sorry that Joe is not
coming for me. If I stay
awhile longer perhaps he an come
yet. I dread the trip alone so
much.      Tell Harris and Maggie
I will answer their letters very soon.
Give my love to all at home
reserving a large share for yourself.
Don't wait to send my cloak by
anyone send it by express
Write very soon and [illegible] me
Lovingly Your Daughter
Lottie and Mollie send much love.

[Written vertically in right margin]
Tell Aunt Jule I will write to her
very soon

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