Abbie A. Allen
424trees - Hope you have not [illegible] [from?] her love for them. I must tell you that ours, we have watched with [tended ears?], are all dead – every one – I look at them in their withered strength and [blighted?] beauty, & wonder if you could have willed them dead. how we bear you are married. I dismiss that thought, for I am sure your thoughts have had quite a different [bent?] – We are happy for you, but do not forsake us in your new love. We had a faint promise of a visit, from Miss S — and shall be all the more pleased to see her as Mrs Muir — Accept our heartily felt good wishes. Abbie A. Allen00910
1880 Apr 27
Original letter dimensions: 11 x 9.5 cm.
Reel 04, Image 0131
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