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I spent the winter in teaching. Made $62.50 per
Month. We had a very hard winter The Snow
was six feet on a level here which is something
unusual. so low down in the mountains & not
many miles above us it was 50 ft. After my
School closed I made Soap, Candles, Cleaned House
& done my sewing for Summer – & before I had
done all I wished notwith standing [notwithstanding] I had made
all possible haste I was prevailed upon to go into
School again – I had Seventeen Scholars – This
Place affords only 10 at present. The rest come
from a distance & was Boarded here – I was to have
$6,00 per Scholar per month kept only two Months
when I was forced to give it up on account of
Sickness in our Place Two Ladies have laid
very sick for two months past & there being so
few females in the Place it has proved no easy
task to take care of them I having no children
could spend more time with the Sick than
those who had families – I was forced to close
my School & went day & night & watched &
worked until I was laid upon a bed of sickness
from which I am now recovering – Am able to

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