Thursday, December 18, 2008

Sarah Ann Camfield, 23 June 1883

Nobel Center June 23 1883

well I will write a few lines enough to let you know we are alive and about as usual I cannot stand it to work as wel as I could last year we have not sold our wool yet it is very low about 30 cts is all we expect to get last year we got 36 it makes quite sum on 500 pounds
we sold 4 3 years old steers for 225 dollars and 1 2year old heifer 30 dollars wil take them away to day I expect
corn is very backward it has been so wet and cold it has been so much like the first year on the Boil farm
Father has been through ours twice


ours is as good as our neighbors that is some consolation you thought I could write often if I had a girl but that is mistake I have more leisure when I am alone and more time to think Freddie is here has been here 2 weeks last monday he and the girl manage to make me just about crazy she is 17 years old but is about as much of achild as Fred are you all wel and how are you getting along
Father says tell Ashley to findus a nice little farm that we can buy cheap we heard of one near Colon the other day we want to go and look see it but dont see any time
write soon S A Camfield

additional scrap of paper

this sumer
please send me that receipt for coloring pink that you spoke of for carpet rags
are you not comeing out here

I think Boil refers to George Boyle.

For more see:
Camfield Family Letters
Descendants of Sarah Ann Wisner
Michael Camfield

Camfield, Sarah Ann Wisner. (Noble Center, MI) no salutation “well I will write a few lines” [Anna Camfield Carlisle]. Letter. 23 June 1883. Digital Images 1-3. Privately held by Apple, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Snowville, New York. 2008. [Carlisle Family, Box #1, Correspondence, 1882 - 1883, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan. 2008.]

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