Alexander Messer Letters

Charles Allen Reed Collection

Alexander Messer to My Dear Dauther
March 16, 1904

Mar 16/904

My Dear Dauther

I take the pleasure in addressing these few lines to enform you that I recived your letter of Mar 3/904 and was glad to here from you and was glad to here that you and the children were in good health, well my Dear Dauther you spoke of staying where you are, well I hope you will do well well I am not feeling very well at present for as you know I am getting very old and my health is not allways good. But there it is as God willed it to be Well my Dear you said the children said that they would like to see me, well you can tell them that I allso would like to see the, and tell them to be good children and to learn all they can, and be nice children, Well my Dear Dauther I am sending you my picture to you in this letter

I dont know how you will like it But it was the best I could do and I hope you will be pleased with it well if you recive it please write and let me know how you like it and let me know how you are all getting allong well as I have nothing more to write this time I will close By sending one and all my love and I hope thesemy few my few lines will find in good health and enjoying life

So answer soon from your affectuous father

Alex Messer


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