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

Eau Claire Feb 25th 1861 PDF (2.9 MB)


and not let there be such an estrangement, remember how uncertain life is.
 Olive has a little daughter.  How is mother?  Give my love to her I have
forgotten her age, she must be very old for only think you and I are quite
old ladies.  How is its?  Do you look much older than when I last saw you
six year ago.  I believe I look about the same excepting I have lost my front
teeth.  Smead says when we get able I shall have some put in, now I think
of it I will give you an expression Lysander's made in his letter, it was
this,
 "you pseak of growing old, it is very true with me, I see my whiskers
are quite gray, wrinkles running every which way on my expressive countenance,
leaves have their time to fall and I dont' know as I have any particular
wish

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