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Letter from David Pendleton Oakerhater to Mrs. Mary Burnham
February 27, 1882

Page 1 of letter from David Pendleton Oakerhater to Mrs. Mary Burnham dated 27 February 1882

Cheyenne Mission
Agency Darlington. I. Territory
Feb 27th 1882

My Dear House Mother

It is a long
time for Christmas time
I have write you Two time
afterward I looking in My
box in Post Office
You will
not write to me I am afraid
may be again you Sick
I hope not I know You every
day So much to do busy
in your hand with not feel well
I hope Some time you have get time and very Strong
get very well Please write to
me I think I am very glad to hear from you
any time most Summer
time now Some birds come
back I saw Great Geeses

Page 2 of letter from David Pendleton Oakerhater to mrs. Mary Burnham dated 27 February 1882

Page 2

last Sunday I am very
glad in My heart because
that My poor Mother Mr
Wicks Baptize her next
W-day Mr Wicks he would
go way down to Kiowa
Agency I think I am
very lone Some My Mother
Spoke to me She Say very
happy God Child when
go die Some time we Shall
not die we go best place
up heaven all the time
very happy home our father
house that is all I say to you

Good bye Dear House Mother from your friend and boy

D. P. O

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