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Hastings, Lucy A. / Family correspondence, 1838, 1855-1874

Eau Claire May 22/ [18]60 PDF (2.5 MB)


Eau Claire May 22/60
Dear sister,
 I have delayed writing you longer than I ought.  _____ have not been very
well for a weeks past and have not had ambition enough to set myself about
it, I am now feeling some better and will try to pen a few lines.  It seems
sad and lonely when I think of Erastus.  He has been almost like a father
to me, and now to know he is dead and that I can never see him is indeed
a deep sorro, he owned a lot here and I had flattered myself, he would be
out here again, I would have been glad to have had him lived with us and
if he had not been married probably would not have left us long as he lived.
 I have always

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