Mary Aleshire to Unidentified Brothers, 27 October 1867
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in a fit some hours. I
Think it is a great blessing
for Mrs. Nash was saying
not long ago she was so
afraid she would have
to shut him up.
    Pa has been quite sick
but is better now. He was
fifty nine years old last
Thursday the 24th.
The last word from
Jennie was that she was
perfectly happy and
had been presented with
a ring containing seven-
teen diamonds.
    We walked home from
church with Emm and
Bub this morning. She
sent her love and Bub
said to tell you your
namesake was dead.
I must close and write


 

 

 

 

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