Mary Aleshire to Unidentified Brother, 1 January 1868
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    you like your sleeve
buttons Jim  Declancy Marrie
^[illegible]^all going it pretty heavy
I had ten calls today
and all of the young
men called too [Illegible] invited
me to go up on the Fleetwood
with him tomorrow night. but
fortunately Johnie was
ahead I enclose the
Carrier's address- composed
by May O'Riley- keep it
as I have no other-
Reube and John took dinner
with Bob Crowely and Laura
Fun as they say. today "Aunt
Julie Waith" as Reube says was
thee also Norah and Kate McC
I will close- Love to "Y"
and a large portion for
yourself When are you
coming home. we miss you
so much- Write Soon
                   Affectionately
               Sister Mary-
Mr Adams (Rev) married Bob and
Laura
                         Mary--
Reube has sworn off drinking- You and "Y"
had better do likewise It is kind of
"playing out" here and O! I am so Glad

[Written vertically in margin]
would write more
 


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