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grace to be resigned, & exclaim

thy will be done.


In my own family no changes

of this kind has taken place.

Lewis was married the 19th

of last Nov to Miss Mamie

Perrin of Abbeville, a daughter

of Gen'l James Perrin of

Jackson's army, & who

was killed in Va also Annie's

Sister Nellie was married about

a year ago to a Mr. Boykin

Cousin of the Dr Boykin that

you know.  Then again her

Father was so unfortunate as to

have his store burnt a

short while ago, losing heavily,

being only partially insured.

Last year was the worst for

me that I have felt since the

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to read all of it so I must close.

Do remember me very kindly to each member

of the family & friends, & write very soon

a nice long, newsy letter.  Annie joins

me in a kind remembrance to you & says

you must be sure & write as she is anxous

to hear the particulars of Mrs P's death.

As of old yr true friend