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Hastings, Lucy A. / Family correspondence, 1838, 1855-1874
Call Number, Eau Claire SC 35 ([unpublished])

Eau Claire Jan 1st 1860 PDF (1.4 MB)


1860, Jan
Eau Claire Jan 1st 1860.
Dear brother and sister.
 I shall commence my letter by sishing you all a happy New Year, yes, now
s______ do I hope it may prove a happy year, but Alas we know not what is
before us, and often think it is well we do not, for if we did we should
hardly think we could endure the many trials and changes awaiting us.  We
have just received your letter and today has been so cold I dar not venture
to chuch, so I have concluded to spend a little time this evening in silent
chat with you, it seems you have just about such weather as we do, I do not
think the season through has been any colder or more changeable than in almost
all the northern states, we have had slight frost every month but not so
as to injure our 

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