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Letter from David Pendleton Oakerhater to Mrs Mary Burnham
October 19, 1879

Page 1 of letter from David Pendleton Oakerhater to Mrs Mary Burnham dated 19 October 1879

Fremont House
Wichita, Kansas
Oct 19th 1879

My Dear white mother Mrs Burnham

      I am glad
I Come back to Wichita Kansas and with Cheyenne
and Arapahoes boys and girls, Six girls and
23 boys and my wife Nomie and my boy
and me all boys and girls I get 29 and
Etahldeuh get girls six and boys Ten,
all boys and girls 16 To day in the Sunday
Morning I get up I dressed myself I brush my
hiar hair I am very glad I go down Stairs
I Set by the table I have very nice Breakfast
I am very glad about Ten oclock I go with
Captain Pratt and boys and girls I am glad
to See Good many white people in the church

Page 2 of letter from David Pendleton Oakerhater to Mrs Mary Burnham dated 19 October 1879

Page 2

house I Come home I have very good dinner
this afternoon So much I have been Sitting and
thinking very often about you my dear
house mother I liked very much you Come to
met to me My wife and my boy you go back
with to House of the Good Shepherd My wife liked
very much to Stay work house of the good Shepherd
and I hope you will must come down to me
I must to Say Good bye to You all God bless
you

Your dear boy

David Pendleton

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