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Hastings, Lucy A. / Family correspondence, 1838, 1855-1874
Call Number, Eau Claire SC 35 ([unpublished])

Eau Claire Jan 1st 1860 PDF (1.4 MB)


corn much, some fields hoewver were entirely cut off, potatoes are not as
good as they were last year on account of the drought, we have had only a
few days at a time of very cold weather as yet, did not have any snow untill
May and have not had any sleighing yet.  Now have three or four inches of
snow, this morning the Mercury stood 26 degrees below zero, but the weather
is moderating a little, I think I never knew such sudden extremes inthe changes
of the weather, as those we have had in the last four weeks.  
 My health is comfortably good, far better than it seemed possible for me
ever to be again, Oh, how much sickness I have been carried through and yet
my life is spared.  What shall I render to my God for all his gifts to me?
 Smead is well as usual, is at work most of the ime now for himself, cannot

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