McFarland-Russell Letter

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[sentence upside down] What has become of Franny Hanson Do you ever hear from Cousin I proposed moveing [moving] to Hamilton he says he would rather go to Town I told him twas my Idea, to live in Town some nice healthy Town like Austin then we could send our boys in time to the University, for I could never send them from me to college when they were old enough, He does not know what he shall do wuld [would] it not be nice for me to live in Austin I could step in the cars and see you any time and vise versa, And you think I am building too high an air castle. I expect so. Oh a farmers life does not suit Mr Smith and I detest it. Well they & Tommie sends over so many messages to the children Kate I have a

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McFarland-Russell Letter - Page 2
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McFarland-Russell Letter - Page 2

fashion plate that come as a dress pattern I think is the prettiest I ever saw, if I was not so large I would send it to you to cut use by and Id send me the pattern I can not cut it by the picture it says tis for this year 83 oh 'tis perfection it self, I can tell you what is written under it in French perhaps you have it tis not in patterns tho, twelve yds of combination matches the suit Mr Smith got me some at Galveston oh one is beautiful yet gay Tis a purple black with crimson dots further over dress the skirt just is the same colors but striped you must understand it is cotton goods Tis very fine and soft and has the appearance of silk I said a purple black Tis a purple something not black. Well I have made one after the style of [illegible] [illegible] and one a princes [princess] dress like in patterns may no, and

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