Andrew Craig Fletcher to Andrew and Ruth Fletcher, 1866 July 8

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Transcription : Travis Puller

Published by: University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections on 2009-01-03

St Albans July 8/66

Dr Parrents

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Here in the office my mind wanders back to the fireside of my Childhood when I [UNCLEAR: "see" ] my early [GAP: 12 letters missing due to illegible content] I am well and hope these few lines will find you the same you wanted to know when I Should be at home I cant tell Mr [UNCLEAR: "Stranathan" ] has been getting married about one mont[sic] ago and does not stay in the store hardly any and I have evry thing to see to Mr [UNCLEAR: "Stranathan" ] does not know anthing[sic] about the business and it all [GAP: 7 letters missing due to illegible content] on me I may get away about the first of Aug for a day or two cant tell now have worked very hard for one month have not had but one boy to help me but shall have two now

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How is the calf doing now aint he an Noble fellow is my colt looking well and is his knee all right what is the [DELETED: "kne" by author] news in Waterville, Saw Cornelia Paige and Madison [UNCLEAR: "Potter" ] here the fourth of July she must be rich I think what is Charlie doing How is Henry Carpenter health

I am Completely tired out I have been so confined for a month back hope I shall feel a little better now shall be out on business this week some I guess

yours truly

A.C. Fletcher

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