Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Rose Graham Camfield, 17 Feb 1898

South Bend Feb 17th (1897) [1898]

Dear ann and all of you I don't believe I owe you a letter but then I must write any way and tell you all about the Wedding it came off last night

Bell and Mr Marsh were married at the episcopal church at 7 o'clock and from there he took her to his Home acrost the river no one was there but his relatives they will Board with his mother for the present he has a lovely home and Bell

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received a great many Beautiful presents a silver Tea set from Nora Wood she used to be Nora Eastwood a cut glass watter set and ever so many other Beautiful things Bell has Beautiful clothes every stitch made by her own hands only the waist of her wedding dress she hired that made so many people came to see her clothes they were made so nice

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she was married with the ring service her wedding ring is lovely I enclose a sample of the wedding dress and triming, havent heard from freds folks for some time will write to them today so good by write soon
Mrs J H Camfield

I only have a digital image of this letter but I believe the year, 1897 was added (incorrectly) at a later date.

Mabel Camfield married Benjamin J Marsh on 16 February 1898 in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana.

Lenora Eastwood Wood was mentioned in Rose's last letter.

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

Camfield, Rose Graham (South Bend, IN) to “Dear ann and all of you”
[Anna Camfield Carlisle]. Letter. 17 February 1897 Digital Images 1-3.
Privately held by Apple, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,]
Snowville, New York. 2009.
[Carlisle Family, Box #1, Correspondence, 1897,
Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan. 2008.]

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