3and wants to know if mother has not yet repented He says he is very happy and distributes tracts every day. Will [Whitelaw?] came and invited me to an excursion to Devils lake last Saturday which I accepted I enjoyed the lake exquisitely the scenery was beautiful and the boat riding magnificent, How I wish you could have been there. Perhaps we can go when you come home. I stayed down in Caledonia Saturday night and the next day went to a19 Portage Wis June [3?] 1874.Darlingest Mary. I received your long expected letter and was most heartily amused with its contents and laughed out right when you requested me to burn it. I did as required however, well knowing by experience that the writer of each information is the only one who sees any cause for being asham ed of it. Truly you have had a serious time, though surely a very pleasant one. You cannot have failed to enjoy it
1874 Jun 3
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