Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 19 September 1839

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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 19 September 1839

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    Sept 19th 1839 Lovely-street as you named the place when here Dear Willford After waightining waiting 5 long weeks after you left me to hear from you I take my pen although in a feeble state and on the bed as you will perceive from my writing. I let Sarah stay at brother Smoots 8 days after you left then she came home well and fleshy and bright she continued well about 2 weeks and then I was taken with the fever and ague 3 or 4 days before she was. we ...
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    September 19, 1839
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 19 September 1839

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    Yes I even begin to look forth for the day when I hope and trust that I shall behold and embrace him whom I now feal to dedicate to the Lord know ing his calling although it I think it the greatest sacrafice that I could make to be deprived of the society and company of my nearest friend on earth but I think that the grace of God is sufficient for all things even to raise me from a bed of sickness and preserve me ^and Sarah^ untill thy return which is my sincere desire. Oh ...
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 19 September 1839

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    I verry much covet the long time that you have to journey before you get to N.Y. wish you could have spent the time at home. I would have written you a few of my sick bed reflections but do not feal able. Sister Smoot & Jemima wishes to be remembered to you. they with shown brother Smoot have shown us every kindness in every kindness in their power. Sister Taylor and and her little girl are quite sick. Please give my ...
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 19 September 1839

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    Montrose Iowa Sept 29 Mr Willford Woodruff Citty of N.Y. N.Y. (Please forward this) Phebe – Sept 19th 1839 Answerd [wax seal] Oct. 23[rd] 1839