A.L.S. March 11, 1891. �Sister� [Roxana Chapin Gerdine] to �Dear Sister� [Emily McKinstry Chapin]. W.P. [West Point, MS]. 4pp. Note: Part of the last page continues onto the front of the first page.)
it up as I think you gave him $200 for needs well the boys are always asking about you all in N.E. I will close now as dark is setting in. Love to all. Aff Sister-"
Your letter came all right & made me blush when you complimented my grippe gowns so much that was not what I would have down if I had felt my best but diverted my mind and caused me to exercise my pedal extremities some all that was a tonic. The pattern came all right. I had a piece of blue flannel which I was about to cut up for H. & it occurred to me that it was a plenty for Willie a blouse then again I think Willie objects to wearing those feminine garments so I concluded to wait until after will Gertrude need one for her spring dresses if so send a pattern & never mind I know her age then I will take the brown flannel for H. but I can not rest since you wrote me about Olive�s baby. How is it possible
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