Letter Frances Green to Abraham Walter her Brother 1 Dec c1837

Thursday, 31 March 2011 01:10 AM BST

Contributed by: Jerry Green

Frances Walter married my Great Great Grandfather William Green and had three children William, George (my Great Grandfather) and Elizabeth. Her brother Abraham was at Vistula, Crooked Creek Post Office, Indiana.

Kingsthorpe Dec 1837?

My Dear Brother
I was very plsd to heare from

you for I began to
be very uneasy about you but I am happy to find that
you are not cast down with the change and I trust that it
will Please the Almighty to Bless you and your Family
but my heart sinks when I think of your Situation it must be
so very soletarey I should have been
glad if you had sent me word whether
there is any more Farming near you
I am very sorry that you was obliged
to move and think that I should not
have gone so far up the Country it
seem to me as if you must starve
before you can get the Land Cultivated
but it is the Lord that
orderest all our ways and I know that you do acknowledge
that and I hope it will please him to give you and the
Family Health and Peace in your old Age and a happy
inheratance in the World to come I comfort myself
with the Precious Promises we have given us and trust
through the merits of our redeemer we shall meet
in his Kingdom and then all sorrow and trouble
will cease I am happy to say that my Husband and
Children are in good health and at Present I
trust good Children I Pray daily for my and yours
that they may be kept from the Present evil

World we have had two letters from Wm lately and he
say that is very well and as Comfortable as his Situation
will admit and wants his Wife and Family to go but it
is imposable for them to get their [] will the [] go
if their Mother would but it is a pity that he should? wish?
such a thing. I had Mrs Brampton call upon me a few
days ago and she is looking very well and has been keeping
House for somebody in Warwickshire but has [] and her
other Sisters are much in the same way as they was
Aunt [] are been [] to leave the house at Ashby?
and goes on with the Blacksmithing but are but Poorly off
our Relations are all still living but Aunt Mawby and
Aunt Bradshaw are very Poorly and I think will not
be hear long but we may be gone [] as uncertain
is this life but if we are but [ ]
[] we need not wish to stop hear. send word in
your next what time you get your Harvest and what
sort of Climate it is for I do feel more anxiety about
you now I think than when you first went I have
inclosed a few seeds I wish I could send you some
thing more substancil. I hope you will write again as
soon as you receive mine give my kind love to
your Wife and Children and I trust that [] said []
their God and his peace is the sincere wish of your Affectionate
Sister Frances Green

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