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24 September1864
exact date of 24 of September 1864
day of the month 24 September 1864
calendar day - 09 of September year - 1864
month of Septemberdecade of the 1860s.
1800s century


To: James R Conner
Delaware.


From: Francis Ramsey
New Holland, Pichaway Co, Ohio.


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Dear Friend

It is with pleasure that I drop you these few lines I am not very well at present I have symptoms of the fever but I think I can get it broken up without a very very hard spell of it There has been a great deal of sickness in the neighborhood and also quite a number of deaths Miss Gaen was buried two weeks ago today She died with the fever Mr Gaen also had a very severe spell of it although he is now healthy well Mr Rowe after





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for weeks died also his daughter Amanda took it and died in about days Clinton Haggard was brought home about a month ago dead His funeral and his sisters will both be readied tomorrow at Rowes church by Mr Crosby There is a school at North Star now it is taught by Muster Ribbins of Buena Vista He is according to my notion not a very good teacher He holds himself on his penmanship in which he is tolerable goat He is of the butternut tribe Well in telling you of the sick and dead I have forgotten to mention Mr JG Bloomer He is not dead but has been just as near it appeartly as any living man could be He had a light touch of fever just after you left and so far recovered his health as to be able to work When he was taken worse and at one time the doctor said he would not live more than two hours but he is now nearly well I must close for this time hoping to hear from you soon

I remain as ever your friend
Francis Ramsey

PS You must excuse bad writing for you can see what kind of paper I have Write soon








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