August 25, 1866

“…but the ties of love are strong..”

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“Pleasant. Have been up to the depot  met John. but how changed my feelings when I found after nearly a weeks separation he had a desire to be with those he left and found it hard to tear himself from them  but the ties of love are strong.. John passed the evening with me.. have I judged him right  time will determine..”  – Hattie E.F. D.

Notes: John is Hattie’s betrothed
Portrait from family album; reverse side

 

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© 2016 Amy E. McManus
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