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Caley Family Correspondence

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Document Type: Autograph Letter Signed

Author: Mary Carpenter Thomas
Date: February 26, 1865
Place: Warrensville, Ohio
To: Juliaette Carpenter Caley

Physical Description: Ink on paper; 3 pages (21 x 13 cm.) on 1 folded sheet

Number: MSN CW 5024-29

Transcribed by: Jonathan Lawrence and George Rugg, 2004-05

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Dear Sister juliaette

I rec your letter some 4 weeks a go and have not answered until now I was glad to here from you and no that you are well I also rec- a letter from brother Charles [i.e., Charles Caley, the author's brother-in-law] 4 weeks ago he wrote the he was well and seams to be in good spirets i answerd his letter the same day i got it and i hope i shal have an answer before long
I havenot had a letter from William [i.e., William Thomas, the author's husband] since the 2 of this month he was well then and was in Woshington but thay are going to join Sherman

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if he goes there i hope Charley and William will see each other thare time is growing shorter every day now if thare lives are onley spaird to them to come to ous again will we not be both thankfull and happy
I rec- a letter from Sister Sarah yesterday she says that she has bin at your house i wish I could of bin thare to and had a good viset with you but it wos not the case i hope we will not always have to live so far a part as we do now I suppose you have had plenty of snow out your way this winter we have had a grait plenty here i have had to sleigh rides that is all.
father is well and wos coming out to see you and the rest of his folks this cuming week

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if it will not be to bad going -- I shal soon be looking for you [but] he and i hope you wil not disapoint me will you and i wont you to stay 2 or three weeks if you think you cant stay eny longer write when you are coming and one uf ous will come to Cleveland to meet you may these few lines find you as it leavs ous enjoying good helth please write as soon as you get this and tell me how Charles is and whare is he now

Good by
from your sister Mary Thomas

Mrs. juliaette Caley

Transcription last modified: 16 Dec 2005 at 10:47 AM EST

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