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Letter from David Pendleton Oakerhater to Mrs. Mary Burnham
June 1, 1879

Page 1 of letter from David Pendleton Oakerhater to Mrs Mary Burnham dated 1 June 1879

Paris Hill. N.Y.
Sunday June 1st 1879

My dear House Mother

     To day So
much I Shall have been Sitting
and thinking very often about
you I don't know how many day
I have not write to you now
I Shall will write and answer
it So many time I will tell you
So much I love you. Mrs Wicks
tell me you sick I sorry now
and I hope you will and what
do you think please Soon write
to me alway I am very happy

Page 2 of letter from David Pendleton Oakerhater to Mrs Mary Burnham dated 1 June 1879

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in my heart You very kind good
to me Last Sunday I go with
Mr Wicks way down to Utica
I buy new Trunk $4.50 and get
new coat and Pants Your Send
all the boys I think Half past five
oclock I come home I have very
nice time and So much obliged
Mrs Burnham again last wednes-
day very early in the morning
I get up I dress myself I brush
my hair I am very glad I go
down Stairs I Sing and pray After
breakfast Mr Wicks harness the
horse big wagon three seats Mr
Wicks first Sit next Paul by Henry 1
Mr John by me very nice long



Page 3 of letter from David Pendleton Oakerhater to Mrs Mary Burnham dated 1 June 1879

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drive the horses way down to
Hampton I am very glad to See
the minister men and all very glad
to See me too Perhaps you know
all name Mr Bailey Mr Goodrich
Mr Gardues Mr Lomon Mr Van Dauron
and Mr Mrs Cassitt very nice
church all minister men talk
talk I think very good talk
Stop Church Good many people
Shake hand me I am very
glad I saw Mr Mrs Hollocks
and family I stay Mr Hollocks house I eat my dinner Supper
breakfast I come home I have
very nice time This morning very
nice morning I am glad Ten oclock

Page 4 of letter from David Pendleton Oakerhater to Mrs Mary Burnham dated 1 June 1879

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I go to church I am glad to See
many people in the Church house
Mr Wicks Speak tell about Jesus
Some I know I am glad I have
lord Supper2 After dinner Mr Wicks
went to Clayville Six oclock Mr
Wicks and Mr Mrs Cassitt Come
home I am glad Mr Mrs Cassitt
Shake hand me in the Evening
Seven oclock again I go to Church
Mr Wicks and Mr Cassitt Speak
tell about Jesus I Come home
I have very nice time and very
nice rain I liked very much rain



I must to Say Good bye to you
all God bless you your from

David Pendleton

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