Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 2 July 1840

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Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 2 July 1840
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    Montrose Lee County July 2nd 1840 My Dear Willford It is with peculiar feelings that that I sit down to write to you at this time. I have not heared from you for nearly 5 months untill now, and I have been left to wonder at it, some times thinking that you might be in prison, or where you could not write I have felt more than common lonely of late, for what reason I do not know but your letter came to hand the 24th ...
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    July 2, 1840
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    could not sit up to have my bed made, I was brought verry low in consequence of my situation little Sarah Emma was verry sick at the same time both of our lives were nearly dispaired of but through the mercy of God I got some better so that as soon as my house was called done I went into it, it had no door window or loft in it, and it was a hard matter for me to get it done any way they seamed unwilling to do it, I had ...
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    by brother Hyde - they are much company - for me wish you could see them a while I kiss them every day for their pa. My dear Willford did you know that 11 long months has passed away and you have not said one word about comeing home in your letters - is seames almost an age, do tell me something about it in your next letter - may the will of the Lord be done but I hope that it will be to send you home this fall is not pray the Lord that I ...
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    Brother and sister Smoot send their respects to you - Phebe W Woodruff sends hers to you and the brethren that went from Americ likewise all the saints in Eng. The family where I live are verry kind to me I am comfortable for provision now. - My cow has lately come in and she is so ugly about milking that I cant do much with her - shall I sell the calf in the fall or change it for a heifer - I have two calves now ...