and send her out with a new bell, saying "go on Betsy, let us part with, our bell, and bless its new owner.And so it comes that our belfry has four bells, for deep and rich rings out the call of a Vesper Bell. And invisibly to the blind eye there [illegible] written on its WOrn sides these words.Be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love of brethren, be pitifull, be courteous.Sent with the faith of a child to our friend [Contre Costa?] by The [Biffy?] Man
1903 Apr 3
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Reel 13, Image 0400
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