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14 April1861
exact date of 14 of April 1861
day of the month 14 April 1861
calendar day - 04 of April year - 1861
month of Aprildecade of the 1860s.
1800s century


To: Isaac Work
Hillsdale, Michigan..


From: David Stemen
Perry County, Ohio.



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April the 14 AD 1861 Perry Co Ohio

Dear Sir

I have seated myself to try and write a few lines to you to let you know that I am well at this time hoping that these few lines may find you in the same blessing.

I don't know every thing very important to write to you this time if I could see you and talk with you I would have a great deal of news to tell you but that can't bee for this time so I will try and do the best I can by writing ? work I will in form you that Miss Elizabeth Bowling is a going to commence teaching school at our schoolhouse to marrow She is a going to teach that school this summer I suppose you wish you was here to go over sometimes to see how she was getting along. Miss Lucy is getting along very well wee have had plenty of singings and big meetings this wither since you left this Country I wish you had been here to go along with me to some of them I wee could had lots of fun I enjoyed my self very well but not quite as well I think as if you had been here I was at a pick-nick at our school house the last day of school wee had quite a time wee plaid wring got plenty of cisses you mg know I was in for some of them then that night we had asinging the boys went home with the girls like forty I have been at one wedding this winter wee had a big time wee had about thirteen miles to go to the wedding wee all went a horseback wee had plenty to eat and plenty to drink every thing went of write

I want you to look over all mistakes and ignoring writing you find on this letter if you please for I am an uneducated man which you know





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I want you to answer this letter as soon as it comes to hand if you think it worth answering. I will now bring to a close hoping to hear from you soon when this letter see remember me must now go and do my feeding and then go down to your uncle Abel's and see where I must direct your letter. I send my best respects to you.

So much from
David Stemen to Isaac Work

Your friend and relations are all well as far as I know. Goodbye for this time. Don't forget to write soon

David Stemen to Isaac Work
D.S. to I.W





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