As Ellen intends writing to you I thought I would write you a short note, and send it in here, I would write you a long letter, but you know that I have not time. dear Emma I want to ask a favor of you, and if you will be so kind as to grant it, I will do something for you some of these days. Please get me 20 cents worth of strong alcohol, and bring it to me when you come back, I would send you the money, but am afraid that it would get lost, if you will get it and pay your money for it, I will pay you directly you come back. I think you can get it at Mrs. Peughs. If you can get it for me, I will be very much obliged to you, I want to try and finish Ginnis [sic] baskets before Christmas. I expect you are injoying [sic] your self very much, eating nice warm biscuits, I only with I was in your place. I am in hops [sic] that your eye has got better, and that it will soon get well, so as you can come back, you do not know how much I miss you. Alice cried a great deal when you first went away, but she soon got over it. If you see any of our family give
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