P.S. Poury says gior his love to Willie and tell him
to write and that to ft
Milford Dec 15 # 1874 .
I received your hand
letter a long time ago enorting me to
Nsit - you, and should of answered it
before, but have been waiting to see if
posnelthong would not acous so that I could
feel right- to leave my home, and comfly
with your request; But Dame Fate hals
ordered offerwise I am parry to say ; ful
Hohe bleped word , promuses of nothing
occurs to prevent , that - I will visit - you
next Summer . I had thought-some of
coming in January, as it may be posible
that I shall leave the house that - I now
occiclay at that- tome, as that is the
Phoonthe for general moving here, but my
husband has been home from Washington
visiting pus, and he will not give this
consent to amy going to suck a cold
lesiale in January, as I take cold so
easily, it-pens to me now, that I could
not indure such a cold climate again .
for any length of time. I suppose by this
time you have snow, we had a few
flakes once and that- is all ; Delaware
sertainly has a delightful climate.
Housell has been, in Washington most of
the time for two years, it is not a very
lesand may to live, but- circumstances.
often force heable to do contrary from
their inclinations . oufpull wants me to
move there next Ahowth, but living have
does not cast so much, and Spafoy , has a
Gallery have, and fanny is learning meely
at-our Poector In the Hems school , and
taking every thing into consideration I
think best to remain here until shay
on june, and then make my visit-
North before setting in Washington.
Nou much I would love to see you
all, it- seems an age since I left-
Oaks borners, and how many and sad
are the changes, two of my darling little
ones, thave gone home to their Javiout ,
that- left there with me, oh how we
mifs them, they have made a word that
time can never fill .
I suthose that-
ahary and Janny are at boarding school,
I would like to learn whore be is that
and will at home, and how large has
Mance and the baby got to be , and has
you got good help for I think the aught-
to have. I have got to be peal lazy wor
does not aque nowith me, I find them is
muthing like taking life easy, estheraly
where you are serounded with so many
of the colard hohulation.
Ihad a letter from Jonny batchhefs not long
Dence, Iought to of answered itar am very
ighgent - about- letter writing, as I do not
love to write, I never had that gift Peau
remember me to them all . I have not heard
hora father wormer profile in a long time.
owing to my not answering their last letter grou
my love to them and tell then I will write evon
I sulhore your children are like all others
looking forward to christmas, they make a great
day of it- here. When have you heard from Glium
Baddoe I owe havy a letter, and last but not
least- how is aunt Shiddy oh how I would
love to see her gui her my best love, of how
I would love to be there witts you all thrust
mus, Date just- think of me at- that time.
and eat- a good dimmen for me. I'll louis
the must-mute and tell me all the ad
Good buy answer soon, and gar any love 1.
all and accelt a large share for your own
Bour affectionate siwhen
Cornelia 6 holmes.