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Letter Addressed to Ida Yates

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This item is a letter dated October 15, 1882 addressed to Ida Yates from a friend in Northfield named Mary.
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.0259515061785 Longitude: -80.5169319683838
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Letter Addressed to Ida Yates, 1882. Burford Township Historical Society, Item No. 1999.113.012.
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Miss Ida Yates



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Oct the 15


Dear Old Aunt Ida

I received your meat

of course but not

quite in time for Adrian

was to our place and had

gone [awant] just about 20

minutes before Charles

came but perhaps I will

see some of them again

it is very dull here

to day or at least this

afternoon I have got

the head-ache ao bad

that I do not know what

to do with my self. Mr.

[Shrine] went home Friday

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night he heard at the

show that his father was

not expected to live if he

is very low he will perhaps

not teach Monday I did

not get hoem until

Saturday noon so you

see that I did not get

[well] I will tell you all

when you come I am

very anxious to hear

from Burford I think

if anything happened

["him and"] he would get

some one to drive him

up and tell us so I will

look for you Wensday

I supposed if nothing happens

Ever your dear

Friend Mary

John has been sick ever since the Show

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Letter Addressed to Ida Yates

This item is a letter dated October 15, 1882 addressed to Ida Yates from a friend in Northfield named Mary.