Friday, February 6, 2009
Sarah Ann Camfield, 16 Feb 1890
Noble Feb 16th 1890
well Anna we received your letter it had been allmost a week on its way we are all well and hope this will find you all the same
they are having the same diease in these parts in Colwater it is verry bad Fred we think had it but not hard every boy in school was taken sick the same day ot was friday but they were all at school again on monday morning but two you asked about Boil we have seen him twice this summer we went to honey lak to a picnic and saw him there then we saw him to a grove meeting he asked about you all and how many children you had
he asked about Mcknight he said didnot that man go to the dogs
Father drawed some wheat to Burr Oak
and he s old Harvey
the 4 of july we went to Burr Oak and we saw anumber of the old neighbours
I suppose Mrs Woods is alive yet
I am going to send the two handkerchiefs to the two little ones one for each and some cards I wanted to send Daniel something for some pants but did kno what nor how much I wanted to send Frank something but did not know what to send but tell him grandma will remember him some other time
if I could have gone to town I would have sent a valentine it is verry bad going and I was not wel I could not go
S A Camfield
Harvey was probably a horse.
Honey Lake is near Burr Oak.
McKnight and Boil (Boyles) have been mentioned in previous letters, as has Mrs Woods.
For more see:
Camfield Family Letters
Descendants of Sarah Ann Wisner
Camfield, Sarah Ann. (Noble, MI) to “well Anna”
[Anna Camfield Carlisle]. Letter. 16 February 1890. Digital Images 1-2.
Privately held by Apple, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,]
Snowville, New York. 2009.
[Carlisle Family, Box #1, Correspondence, 1890,
Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan. 2008.]