Charles Aleshire to Joseph Aleshire, 22 October 1867
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find it out he would say right away
that I am all wrong. as he thinks
Gibson a regular Bald Eagle, so keep
the matter to yourself. I would not
mind having Rube know about the
whole affair, but at present I dont
want the rest of the family to know any
thing about it. here endeth this chap-
     In these days my wife is a
right dangerous cuss. she con-
templates whipping the entire Gib-
son family. She said the other day
she wished you were here so that you
were just about old Baldys size
and could whip him so bad he
could not walk and that she
knew you would do it too if you
were here that you were a citizen
and that you would just go for
him as I could not.
     Venie sends her love to you and says
she thinks you were a long time writing.
and so do we all. we all includes
only Venie and the undersigned
and is likely to for some time . How
are you sen K @ E Joe. I intend
writing to Ned. I suppose by this time
there is three of Ned and Jenie.
     Remember me to  Jim House. Venie
also. Answer soon.
                             Your Bro.
                             Chas C. Aleshire Esq.
Jos P. Aleshire Esq.
    Winona Minn.

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