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Title:[Letter] 1837 Mar. 15, Winchester, Tennessee [to] C[harles] F. & C[arolyn] V. Welcker, Talladega, Ala[bama] / C. J. F Mitchell : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Mitchell, C. J. F.

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Date: March 15, 1837
Extent: 4 p
Summary:This document is a letter written by C. J. F. Mitchell, the sister-in-law of Charles F. Welcker, dated March 15, 1837. Mitchell writes to her sister and brother-in-law in Talladega, Alabama and informs them of the latest news from her school in Winchester, Tennessee, and she asks about the condition of all the family.
Collection:Welcker Papers
Box:MS-12, b2

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Winchester Tennessee March 15th 1837
Dear Brother & Sister

I saw your Brother G. L. [George Lewis] Welcker last night. he said that he was directly from your house & brought me the news of your being well which gratified me very much he Said that M. E. W. was not a going to School now. I hope you are a making money fast and Margaret is now going to school and learning fast I am getting along with my studies tolerable well. I am Now a studying Latin, Euclid, and Geography. I wish you 2 and [unclear: I ] Margaret would come here and see me when you come on to your Father's__ My friend Madison Pyles has got the chills again and I too. I have not had one in 2 weeks I believe he had one to day. I hope though we will not have anymore after this time. I think it may be that I and

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He will come to your house at the vacation [added: if we are well and hearty-] But dont look for us for we may not come and so you will be disappointed if you look for us.- And So I advise you not to look for us. I think after this Session we will go to Nashville or Knoxville I do not know which of the two but I should suppose Nashville Pa never told me which of the places for certain. I hope you are well and hearty & a doing good business. I am almost out of any thing fit to write. I want to ask you a question was [added: you] a White or Van Buren man I want to know that

Give Madison's and my [added: greatest] love and respects to Margaret and that other Welcker (that stays in the town of Talladega. Lewis told me his name but I do not recollect it now) and recieve [receive] yourselves the same

I am Your affectionate
C. J. F. Mitchell
C. [Charles] F. & C. [Carolyn] V. Welcker

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P. S. Please excuse the Grammar & Bad writing -

C J Mitchell
C.F. C V. W [Charles F., Carolyn V. Welcker]-TalladegaAlabama
[added: 16th 1837 Morning
Madison Pyles is now better and I am well thank goodness]
C J F Mitchell
Charles F Welcker & C [Carolyn] V Welcker
[added: Mr & Mrs. Welcker again-
I have scribbled up this side for fun]

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[added: 18 3/4] [added: single]

Mr. C. F. WelckerTalladegaAla [Alabama]
[added: mail]

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