Dinsdale, Matthew / Papers, 1836-1897
Call Number, Wis MSS DL, folder 3 ([unpublished])
Nashville. Tenn. 6 May 1865 PDF (1.3 MB)
I guess you go to school. You must be good and learn all you can. Be kind to every one, and especially be respectful and kind to your teacher. Ma did not say what school you got to, but this makes no difference. You must learn to write, and then if Pa should have to go from home agian you can write to him. Pa will soon be home if the Lord will and then he see and kiss his little daughter for himself. I must now close and finish this letter to Ma. Monday morning 8 May 1865. As I did not get through writing on Saturday I will finish now. It has been raining hard all night and continues to do so stil, yesterday morn I attended McKendry Chapel adn heard Bro' ____ the missionary preach; in the afternoon I preached there myself, in the evening I preached at the Post Hospital. we ahd a very good meeting.
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