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Roseltha Goble Diary, 1857-1858


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Will will meet me in Cleveland and return with me O I should dearly love to go; but how can I. I love my {illegible}'s family so very much; neither have I forgotten "Glorious Old Lexington" as {illegible} {days?} 'tis a beautiful place. I could spend a delightful summer there. 'Tis a pity duty and inclination do not always point one way.

Sunday 29th Today Father Newton & I went for a walk we went about two miles through the woods to a Mr. Mabel's they live in a small rough shanty in the woods. I wonder how they got in there for I could not see any way a wagon could possibly be taken in. They seem quite contented and happy. I believe there is far more happiness in some of these backwoods huts than in very many a stately mansion. I like the woods better than the huts. I would like a {illegible} Gothic castle with numberless

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