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Call Number, Eau Claire SC 35 ([unpublished])

Eau Claire Feb 25th 1861 PDF (2.9 MB)


as we are from all our relatives, it seems hard to have you so negligent
about writing, there have I said enough to stir up your ideas?  If so I will
forbear, and expect to hear from you soon.  My leaht is, and has been all
winter extremely good for me.  I  think better than at any time since my
sickness at Greenfield, Smead is about as usualy and we are comfortably situated,
he has not earned much this winter, there cannot be much to be done at carpentering
in the winter, but we raised plenty of provisions and so are well cared for.
 I said this because you are wondering how we are getting along, our winter
has been very mild, yet extremely changeable, yesterday was cold and tedious
today is very warm so that I have had my door open considerable of the time,


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