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

Eau Claire Sept 16th, 1861 PDF (2.6 MB)


sometime, I have not heard from Almira for a long time I wrote her last,
I had a letter from Lysander last spring he was then at Ann Arbor but thought
he should not stay much longer, would have been glad to have come out here
if we could have given encouragement of doing well, but that we could not
do, fo it is dull hard times, he sent me his likeness, it looks very natural,
although it looks old and careowrn, like the rest of us I suppose, we are
old people now, Well how do you fell in regard to the war, is it not dreadful.
 Do you remember what Father used to say?  Whoever lived to see it there
should ___ war yet between the North and South, here it is in part, war is
upon us, what will be the result we know not Eau Claire has just sent off
a 

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