Charles Aleshire to Joseph Aleshire, 22 October 1867
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releasing me from arrest.
thus endeth the second
lesson.
     Here beginneth the third chap-
ter of this nar[r]ative. About these
days old baldy was pining
away. he has lost considerable
flesh and looked pale and
care worn. And it was all
no doubt occasioned by the
Q.M. General who declined
to expend money in repair-
ing the Condg Officers (old baldy)
house. a house that in fact
was in good repair. I looked
at old baldy on more than
one occasion and thought
to my self. Old baldy your
chances are poor unless you
can fall upon some places
to have that house repaired.
One morning I went into my
office as usual and I could


 

 

 

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Created by Lisle Brown, Curator, Special Collectionss
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