Letter from Clarinda Miller McClallen to Lazette Miller Worden, March 30, 1850

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Letter from Clarinda Miller McClallen to Lazette Miller Worden, March 30, 1850
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Institution:University of Rochester

Repository:Rare Books and Special Collections

Date:1850-03-30

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Letter from Clarinda Miller McClallen to Lazette Miller Worden, March 30, 1850

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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
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transcription: rag 

revision: cnk 2019-01-28

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Auburn March the 30
Dear Lazette it is e[ a ]
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ster Sunday all day today and
you would think so if you was here to see the Irish
go past to church ann
Unknown
was ready at ten and
off I was glad your father
Birth: 1772-04-11 Death: 1851-11-13
and my self and children
x Birth: 1830-07-08  Death: 1915-04-25  Birth: 1839-06-18  Death: 1920-04-29 

are all that is here at present I feel quite aloneliness
but I sup[ pose ]
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they will all return again Denis
Birth: 1827
has returned
and brou[ ght ]
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his cosen cousin
Unknown
with him I don’t know whether
she comes here tomorrow or not I am rather in hope
that she will not untill you return I have quite
as many as I can get alonge with and I know very
well my self that I am not fit to mang manage
such a house as this is I received your letter yesterday
morning was very much disapointed that you was
not coming I had been expectin al[ e ]
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tter for to or three
days leting us know what day you would come but your
father said you would come he knew you said you
would when your letter came saying that you was not
coming it was quit[ e ]
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a blank to us all then I was
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called in to know what day you was coming I told
him what you said that you was not certain that
you would come next week he seamed to think it
was rather an indefinate. wille says I must tell
Aunty that he has had the toothach twice since you
left bad he said this morning he did wish Aunty would come
I think if Aunty does not come he will soon look like
a [ ltter ]
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Alternate Text: little
Beggar boy for he runs in the mud so much
I have sent for Miss Bennett
Birth: 1811
but could not finde her
I shall try again tomorrow Dennis says Mrs Seward
Birth: 1805-09-24 Death: 1865-06-21

will start for home next week I do hope that you will
come this week Sacket
Birth: 1790-08-09 Death: 1865-06-02Certainty: Probable
is to come next Saturday I told
him that you would be here I thought then there was
no doubt about it if you dont come I shall not have any
time with you before they all come home
Eliza Horner
Birth: 1807 Death: 1876-10-31
has gone to Corning Samuel Compston
Birth: 1790 Death: 1850-04-03
has been
very sick and is yet it was reported that he was
dead I went up there the day that they expected him
brought in a corps[ e ]
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they were feeling very bad Mrs
Compston
Birth: 1800 Death: 1851-06-04
was sick abed Mrs Horner
Birth: 1780 Death: 1856-12-09
had a very bad
cld cold and stiff nee Mrs Bronson
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was there
with them Mrs Perry
Birth: 1810 Death: 1877-01-07
was fealing very bad [ apon ]
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the whole they had a sorry time but we have since
heard that he is better Mrs Henry Miller
Unknown
has
been here and spent an evening that is the only
call I have had since you went away
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well it has got to be three oclock I have made
puding and milk they have all eat and I have washed
up all the dishes had a very comfortable day so far
but I now hear the stove ann has come the next
meal will come on in about fifteen minutes every
thing by steam except the victuals and that will as
be as cold as if it had been cooked in the snow
Freddy dear boy is reading to his grandpa as
meak as ever McClallen
Birth: 1791 Death: 1860-11-16
is looking out of the window
to see the folks come from church I am glad he has
eye site if he had not Sunday would be a longe
day for him well dinner is over there hasnt
has not been any one hurt in the great hurry
to git it on ten minuts before four it has been
accomplished and all quiet again your father has gone to
Dr Pitneys
Birth: 1786-11-18 Death: 1853-04-20
office to spende the evening which he
would not done had you been here I hope we shall
not be with out you next sunday write and
let us know I hope you will burn this as soon as you
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you have read it I would not like any one should
see this but your self my love to Frances
Birth: 1826 Death: 1909-08-24

Mr Vanpelt
Birth: 1802 Death: 1882-04-15Certainty: Possible
has not been here since you left
he is quite unwell I believe
goodly remember the
hops you recolect old Mrs Hyde
Birth: 1758 Death: 1833-10-07Certainty: Possible
said about
Mary Ann
Unknown
when she wrote to John
Unknown
don’t
forget some nice lettle [ shouse ]
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Alternate Text: shoes
it makes
me think of it when I reminde you of the hops
Clarinda McClallen
it has got to be monday afternoon wille has gone to Syracuse
and taken too boys
xtoo boys
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with him his grandpa got
them a pass it has been very pleasant Mrs Vanpelt
Birth: 1797 Death: 1859-06-28Certainty: Possible

has just been here she is very pleasant I like her
very much she did not know that you had gone
home I told her that you was coming back this
week you must not write that you are not coming