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Call Number, Eau Claire SC 35 ([unpublished])

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


blest, how I would like to have her come around and stay with me awhile,
it seems as though it would do me good, give our love to her, Sarah I feel
a little childish, I feel just like having a good cry.  I want to see you
all so bad.  Just think here I am without even the most distant relative
that I can see, and do not often hear from any one, Oh what a blessed priviledge
to be so near Addison as you are.  Poor brother I know well how to sympathize
with him on account of his health, do not think I am homesick, for I am not,
I had rather live here than in Mass but I do want to see you once more. 
Why could not John kept and made us a visit when he went to Ohio, it is too
bad, we would have been so glad to have seen him.  Well perhaps he will come


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