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

Eau Claire Dec 27, 1861 PDF (1.8 MB)


and we had made up our minds for a hard me, when Lo it turned round and thawed
out the ice, carried off the snow, and until now it has seemed like spring.
 I tell you it is biting cold.  I do not like to stir from the fire, I have
just received a letter from sister Almira.  She says her health is good as
usual but has not strength to endure much.  Lysander is still at Ann ARbor.
 Comes to see them occasionally got out of work last summer and work for
them a month, says he is a firm believer in Spiritiualism, she speaks very
affectionately of him, says he resembles father very much, also says he sometimes
talks of going to the war but she does not think he will, I wish you would
write to her, I do think it would please her very much.
 Now about the Indians there is not as much excitement about them as there


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