Mary Aleshire to Margaret Shepard Aleshire, 4 September 1872
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(Ms4 Bx1 Fd16 Item4)
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looked at Mr. Prier though
he came of his up and he
looked at him as sons as
[illegible] Tell Mattie I say
she must explain to him
'tis' only a [illegible] affection'
and not let him hurt "Andy"
He says Mattie introduced
him to everybody but Mr. P.
so he did not get the first
kiss as he says Mattie leaned
on the railing and kissed
him as he was helping
you off. she took advantage
of him in that I think-
Well enough of this nonsense
I must to business for I can
only write a short letter as
I ought to take a nap- am
going to sit up with Mrs
Mattie again tonight, have





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2005, Special Collections, Marshall University