Letter: Cornelia Hallowell to her grandmother, 1868

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Rockland 2md.mo. 28th 1868

My Dear Grandmother, Grandfather asked us if we would not like to write to thee, and we said we would like it very much.

Mother and father went to Mr. Joseph Moore's, and they said they liked their house very much. As they were going, they left the baby at Stanmore with the girls, as they went on, and they said they thought she was the sweetest baby in the world, and kept her so that mother did not have any trouble with her.

When Cousin Ellen took her in

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the school room, one of the girls spoke for her first, and another the second, and so on.

They were very glad that mother brought her, and she did not cry one bit.

I am very much obliged to thee for our scrap book.

We have five or six pictures for thee to put in our book when thee comes up here next summer.

Sister got a letter from Mand today, in a letter Carrie got. she said she was very well, but the other day she fell down on the ice and broke her collar bone; it was well now.

Yesterday father and Mother took all those children to uncle Ben's to spend the evening.

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I played on a Accordion nearly all the time.

I held Robert on my lap , and coming home he went to sleep.

Thy affectionate Granddaughter Cornelia Hallowell

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1997.0005.0139

Cornelia to Gmother +1, ten years

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