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23 March1861
exact date of 23 of March 1861
day of the month 23 March 1861
calendar day - 03 of March year - 1861
month of Marchdecade of the 1860s.
1800s century

To: Isaac L. Work
Hillsdale Michigan.

From: Aaaron Work
Forest Grove , Indiana.


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Brother Isaac

We read yours of the th in due time and were glad to hear that you had things so well arranged for a good start Now Isaac how all among strangers but dont get discouraged Be not hasty in joining your acquaintance but use caution with all but intimate with few Time will prove all things and the longer time you take in proving a true friend the truer that friend will prove Now Isaac presevere there is no greatness without preserverance and remember that you are now forming habits or strengthening those already found which will tell in after life Mr Lutz and I got this fore this evening about sundown I succeeded in engaging feet of lumber & Mr Lutz sold nearly all of his Molasses in Pigeon and on the way home father and I went to Benlands Father bought a set of harness This week I have ben variously employed Tuesday I went sugar fielding for Alex Mr Kibbin David went along We went to Pigeon and sold about worth thence to Constantine where we disposed of the balance Our sugar averaged about cts per lb Amounting to some dollars We found money hard to get hold of but had good luck not withstanding we started from here having come this far the previous evening before daylight and got home about dark I guess we stalled the market for Murrays and Roderick went Wednesday and were gone two days and he did not or could not sell all their sugar at any price

I have taken two loads and father one to Millerburg this week Dan E & Shiverly saved for me yesterday Today debarked at Drew Abels sale This was a very very stormy day raining snowing freezing and blowing And tonight the winds blows hard and cold I had to intend to go to Middleburg tomorrow if well and the weather not too inclement to see Mary Elliot swing off I am Nussbaum and Kate went were married the day before you left

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