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addressee,family author,female,Catchpole, Margaret,49
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Mitchell Library, 1847
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Richmon Hill Sep 2th 1811
Dear uncle and aunt and Cusones this Com with my kind Love to you all and happey to hear you are all well as it Lov me at this time thank God for it. and with grat joy i receved your letter for i was allmoust Lik you for i thought you had forgot me But when i saw the dat thay had Binn wot a long time thay should a com in the Dromedary all most 2 year a go. i receved my Box on the 20 of August 1811 it mak me very happey to hear my Dear Cusones are doing so well a grat Bless and Comfort to you and a sincer happness to me. i was very sorrey to hear of my aunt Ledders Being Dead and poor Susey pray give my love to my uncle Ledder and tell him i am very sorrey inded to hear such newes. giv my Lov to all my Cusones Ledders i should Be very Glad to hear from my Cuson Sarah esp to Giv my Love to Suson if you should see har and tell har i thought she wold not a marraid. i am not and all most fiftey year old nor i do not intend i hop to see hom once moor and to see Dear Cuson Charles weay me a pound of tea for me and that fine strong young man Samuall to mak me a par of shoses and poor Lacey to threed my needell for my eyes are not so as i do. i reant a Lettell farm a-Bout fifteen ackers a-Bout half of it standan timber and the Cleard ground i hiear min to put in my Com and i work a good deel my self i hav got 30 shep and fortey Goates and 30 piges and 2 doges they tak keear of me for i Live within twenty 2 rood of me. i hav a good maney of my friendes that i Goo to see when i think proper such as i haved must when thay lay in thay Cannot do with out me i am Looked upon very well - thank God - i hop to git a few poundes to com hom with. the wight frostey mornninges is just saven of us it hav binn very Could inded this wintear But nothing Lik your Snow. that was very shoken inded i am very sorrey to hear you have Lorst your friend & i am very sorrey that i hab Lorst another Good friend as Mrs. Sloorgin. for she sent me this time 12 yeardes of iresh Cloth 3 yeardes of rebens 3 Good Bookes and wright