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23 April1861
exact date of 23 of April 1861
day of the month 23 April 1861
calendar day - 04 of April year - 1861
month of Aprildecade of the 1860s.
1800s century


To: Isaac Work
Hillsdale, Michigan.


From: Aaron Work
Forest Grove, Indianna.


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Forest Grove Indianna

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Brother Isaac
We received a letter from you week before last and we have all neglected to write you sooner We are all well now and have been sice you left Moses L is getting better slowly He has got up to Alex Mcs Orld Mrs Daniel Miller died last week of typhoid fever "Betsy" M has been very low with it but I guess she is getting better Adam Yadas Little John was buried week ago Sunday Drew Able moved away last week Lime took both our colts for Scott moved on his farm Michael Rodrick now lives in Dave Eldbridge house Father has bought five acres of land from PE on the corner It measured rds long N&S and rds wide He paid down and is to pay the balance next October






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I have not got throught drawing to Millersburg yet Father and I went down there last Thursday cut and hewed sleepers and drawed them up stone and helped lay the foundation of my house We came home Friday eve Iam B has been to work at the grame and has it about ready to raise The weather has been extremly wet all spring I never saw the roads worse than they have been in the woods I took a lod of joists to Millersburg today and I have just returned It has rained nearly all this afternoon I went to the Fairpatch last Saturday I attended labbath school and preaching in the afternoon and evening I attended church in Ligionier I had a good time I came home yesterday afternnon bought the school maam and plasterers along home with me The plasters missed the master and went home agina He is





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