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17 October1861
exact date of 17 of October 1861
day of the month 17 October 1861
calendar day - 10 of October year - 1861
month of Octoberdecade of the 1860s.
1800s century

To: Issac Work (Sir)

From: David Stemen
Crossville Perry County, Ohio.


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Near Crosssenville Perry County Ohio
October the th AD

Dear Sir
I will try and write a few lines to you after a long delay I will inform you that I received your letter dated May the th a long time since I was very glad to here from you and I thought I would answer your letter soon but I shall put it off from time to time I want you to accuse me for not writing sooner if you please and I will try and do better in the future I dont know very much to write this time I will inform you that I am well at the time hoping that these few lines may find you in the same blessing I am and have been going to school this fall at Sugar Hill House I have went

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I intend going about five months We have a singing every week at the school house That is a geography singing I was at William Funks at acron husking last night I tell you we had a good time I wish you had been there to went along with me There has been a great many weddings in this neighbourhood since you left and still more going to be Mr Henry Adcock and Miss Julienne Lott prospect of me living any other soon I spoke to a girl last Saturday night and I promise her tom come back in two weeks I would very much like to know whether you was married or not I want you to look