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Thayer, Sarah E. Letter to Amy Kirby Post. (1869-01-01)

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[Peach Richard Landing Hector Schyler Co N.Y.?]
jan 1^st^ 1869
Dear Amy,
Shall I need to overun every plant of common sense by
for surely she knows I must have good [illegible] and so I will enter at
once on what I know she must wishes to know. How I am in regard to the
spiritual and physical selfhood - I have exchanged my pleasant home
in N.Y. for this "lake side" residence with Abbee and her family
While at Vineland I enjoyed good health except a few weeks [illegible] in
August of [-64?] and felt quite at home with Dorcas and the pleasant
society of that charming [illegible] but - [illegible] found me "not quite right" and
a detail of causes or [illegible] will not be useful to us [illegible] as we are
personally tho' if we could meet I should probably take a morbid satisfaction
in giving thee some [illegible], as it is I will say that my [illegible] and other
circumstances have resulted in a very agreeable change I am quite [illegible]
comfortably situated have a pleasant room [illegible] day & night large and
airy where I spend most of my time having a very healthy child a girl
of 3 years as a lively companion - she is fond of me and the employment she
gives me is very healthy I suppose as I have gained a good deal
of health, strength, and flesh, since I amid here here on the 1^st^ of Oct - 68
Dorcas came with me and staid here a week - left to visit E S Y where
she dried apples [illegible] spent several week, pleasantly and suppose she is now
in Mich. (Achian) with her daughter Nellie Curtis and her two children 1 & 3.
years - Abbie still retains a tender regard for thee & thy dear Spouse and

- KR

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