Letter from Clarinda Miller McClallen to Lazette Miller Worden, October 19, 1842

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Letter from Clarinda Miller McClallen to Lazette Miller Worden, October 19, 1842
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1842-10-19

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Letter from Clarinda Miller McClallen to Lazette Miller Worden, October 19, 1842

action: sent

sender: Clarinda McClallen
Birth: 1793-05-01  Death: 1862-09-05

location: Auburn, NY

receiver: Lazette Worden
Birth: 1803-11-01  Death: 1875-10-03

location: Unknown
Unknown

transcription: atb 

revision: ekk 2016-02-09

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Auburn October
Dear Lazette I received your letter and should have
answered it before if I could found time but
we have been trying to clean some your father
Birth: 1772-04-11 Death: 1851-11-13
and
Augustus
Birth: 1826-10-01 Death: 1876-09-11Certainty: Probable
came home last week which made too more
and Mary
Birth: 1813-02-16 Death: 1893-10-14Certainty: Probable
had a beau
Unknown
that came to see her about
every other day she finely told him that she would
have him her cosin would then come and tell her that
she should not have him she would then promis
her cosin that she would not get married but when
her beau would come she could not refuse him
when Saturday Night came I see her makeing
preparations for geting married I found that it
could not be stoped in any way so we got her
ready as fast as possible as the Priest
Unknown
was going to
leave in the cars that Night she says she had
just time to get there and make her confession
and his that was the name of the
groom and get married before the cars
left for the West which took the Priest
to Seneca falls
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and Mary
Unknown
is now Mrs. McCarty
Unknown
I am very
sorry to loose her she is the only girl that I ever
found that was willing to get up in the morning[ . ]
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Reason: 

John
Unknown
wants that I [ sould ]
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Alternate Text

Alternate Text: should
get Ann
Unknown
again but
I think that I shall try to get some one else
Mrs Right
Birth: 1806-12-25 Death: 1875-01-04Certainty: Possible
called here yesterday she wanted to know
when you would be out I told her that we should
expect you soon she wished me to give you her
love her mother is going home next week
Marian Hall
Birth: 1796-07-10
was here last week she wants
to see you very much she is going to Canada
to spende the Winter with phebe Eliza
Unknown
she
is looking very well has been to Newyork
had just returned Tompkins Miller
Birth: 1818-10-07 Death: 1890-05-01
and
his wife
Birth: 1822-09-24 Death: 1912-11-16
and Clara Miller
Unknown
were all here
last week tompkins has married a daughter
Unknown

of Mr Dodg
Unknown
of Romulus they wer to
start yesterday for Michigan
Augustus says he would like very much
to come and see you but as his Mother
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21Certainty: Probable

is coming home next week he thinks
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you had better come out here I hope you will come
as soon as next week Augustus has not made
up his minde he does not know whether he
shall go to West Point he some times thinks
he had better go to College I believe that he and his
grandp
Birth: 1768-12-05 Death: 1849-08-24
has concluded if he does not go to West Point
that he had better stay home and go to School here
but I suppose that will be settled when his Mother
comes Mrs. Miller
Birth: 1778-10-16 Death: 1811-02-22
is very well sends love tom
Unknown

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Reason: wax-seal
nd his father
Unknown
are both there
I have not any Auburn News to tell you eccept that Bill
Wood
Unknown
is not married has actualy come home without
a wife George Wood
Birth: 1805-10-07 Death: 1844-02-05Certainty: Probable
and his wife
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Certainty: Probable
Chedell
Birth: 1806-04-24 Death: 1875-06-19Certainty: Probable
and his wif
Birth: 1807-10-03 Death: 1874-03-11Certainty: Probable
has
been to Boston wife and baby has been and returned
Mrs Lucus
Birth: 1794-01-12 Death: 1876-05-12Certainty: Probable
keeps in the street about as much as Betsy
Pitney
Birth: 1801 Death: 1860-08-06
did Bronson
Unknown
has gone back to the Americas to
board I must bid you good by it is so dark that I cannot
see my love to Frances Maria
Unknown
is here yet she is
as we all expected she woul be I am very sorry but she
says it is none of my business I have concluded it is not
so we let all go
Clarinda McClallen
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Mrs Alvah Worden
Canandaigua
Auburn N.Y.
OCT 19
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