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

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


_____ with them and fight us, in some places they have already enlisted but
we will hope for the best, perhaps I ought not to have mentioned this for
I fear you will worry about us but I trust no such trouble will come upon
us.  We have had a be4autiful season, crops are excellent although wheat
is not quite as good as last year, I had a letter from Carrie not long since
she was well but little Carrie had falled down the steps and cut a large
gash in her nose.  It was then getting better, but had been very hard, how
I wish I could have her, if Carrie does not provide any grave stones for
Erastus, we will try and do something towards getting some.  Do not let his
grave be neglected, dear kind brother, it must not be neglected.  I want
you should set something out around it for me, a white rose at the head,
or a willow.  Is there anything around Joel's graves?  I would like dearly
to go that graveyard.  I have written just as fast as I can Make the pen
go consequently it is badly written, but if you can not read it bring it
to me and I will read it for you, our love to you. LAH

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