Friday, April 17, 2009
Daniel M Carlisle, Feb 24, 1899
Feb 24, 1899
Dear Mama -
Papa came home today Tolly is going to South Bend the 25th saturday. I hope grandma will get well I think Mrs Fast will finish the term out (though I hope not) It seems as though you was never coming but stay as long as you want to Papa is going to unlode coal the (25)
Krean Brothers + Co are going to go to the country they are selling there cows now.
Kitty was very bad he tried to catch the bird he almost but Tolly caught him and kuffed him
Maby Tamerson will Looose here frend Edna K if they move away
well good by
(write to us soon
Daniel didn't die until 1960 so I should probably have just summarized his letter, however it was so short and contained so much information about other people in Buchanan that I decided to share it. It's obvious that he would like Anna to come home soon.
For more see:
Camfield Family Letters
Descendants of Sarah Ann Wisner
Carlisle, Daniel Michael (Buchanan, MI) to “Dear Mama”
[Anna Camfield Carlisle]. Letter. 24 February 1899. Digital Images 1-2.
Privately held by Apple, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,]
Snowville, New York. 2009.
[Carlisle Family, Box #1, Correspondence, Jan - Mar 1899,
Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan. 2008.]