Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 March 1840

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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 March 1840

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    Montrose Lee County March 8th 1840 My Dear Willford As this is a memorable day to me I think I cannot spend it better, than in writing to my dear Willford not being unmindful that last sabbath was your birth ^day^ and knowing where we were last march about this time, leads me to exclame Ah! what geat changes may take place in one year and even in much less time— then my Willford was with me— but where is he now— far far from me acrost ...
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    March 8, 1840
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 March 1840

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    I often wish that you could have her a little while perhapse one night or so and then I could have her back again— she is a verry affectionate child. I am now at Father Clarks where I have been about 12 weeks he has no wife she died just before they were driven from Missourie— he has made me welcome to stay here untill you return; would it not be for the best think you,— they are a verry kind family he says he wants me to feal as much at home ...
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 March 1840

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    oppen their way, brother Young has been verry sick on his way— brother Kimbal was in the state of N.Y. some where but do not know where— brother J. Page is near Lima preaching— has baptized 8 or 10 O. Pratt was expecting to start for England as soon as he has company the last that I heard of him— Brother L. White called here a few days since says that he thinks of ...
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 March 1840

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    Mr. Bogart the Capt. of the Missouri mob their election day shot a man and he died the next day— he has absconded— there is a reward of 500 dolls. offered for his apprehension— Brother & sister Smoot wishes to be remembered to you and send you their best wishes, he is ex pecting to start for the south in a few days— he has been at home this winter. – Father Clar Clark where ...