A.L. August 20, [post 1878]. [Tom Gerdine] to �Dear Ma� [Roxana Chapin Gerdine]. West Point, MS. 4pp. Fragment.)
West Point Miss
I have been expecting a letter from you ever since you left, as it is generally the business of those that are absent to commence all correspondences that every one may know who they wish to correspond with, and until yesterday could never account for my not getting any when Pa came across the above extract from the New York [Scrier] giving an account of your activities, showing that you are too busy. Allow me to congratulate you on your seeming good health; the impression with us, when
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