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An Astronomer's Wife; The Biography of Angeline Hall (Paperback) Loot Price: R302
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An Astronomer's Wife; The Biography of Angeline Hall (Paperback): Angelo Hall

An Astronomer's Wife; The Biography of Angeline Hall (Paperback)

Angelo Hall

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1908 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVI. A BUNDLE OF LETTERS. The letters of Angeline Hall are genuine letters--not meant for publication, but for the eyes of the persons addressed. The style, even the spelling and punctuation, are faulty; and the subject-matter in most cases can have no general interest. However, I have selected a few of her letters, which I trust will be readable, and which may help to give a truer conception of the astronomer's wife: Rodman, July 26, '66. Dearest Asaph: I am at Mother's this morning. Staid over to help see to Ruth, and now cannot get back over to Elminas, all so busy at their work, have no time to carry me, then Franklin is sick half the time. I shall probably get over there in a day or two. I have had no letters from you since a week ago last night, have had no opportunity to send to the Office. Ruth and baby are doing well. Franklin has finished his haying but has a little hoing to do yet--Constant is trying to get his work along so that he will be ready to take you around when you come. He wishes you to write when you will come so that he can arrange his work accordingly. I hope you will come by the middle of August. The children are pretty well. Samie has some cold. He thinks you have forsaken him. When I ask him now where is papa, he says "no papa." I have weaned him. he stayed with Aunt Mary three nights while I was taking care of Ruth. He eats his bread and milk very well now. Little "A" has been a very good boy indeed, a real little man. I bought him and Homer some nice bows and arrows of an Indian who brought them into the cars to sell just this side of Rome, so that he shoots at a mark with Grandfather Woodward. I suppose Adelaide starts for Goshen next week. I have received two letters from her. Now do come up here as soon as you can. I...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Angelo Hall
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-1-4588-1017-5
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-4588-1017-8
Barcode: 9781458810175

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