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Roseltha Goble Diary, 1857-1858


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of it is, "Can you love me will you help me." Poor man I am afriad I can neither love him or help him. He is positively the most tiresome man I ever knew. The idea a widower and ten children! quite too formidable a prospect for me. I must quit scribbling some girls are waiting in the kitchen with berries to sell.

Monday morning Sept. 31st 'Tis so cold this morning I am obliged to sit close by the stove. I suppose Nature has discovered her mistake in substituting August for September and is rectfying it with a vengeance. I received a letter last Thursday from Emma Goble. Friday father started for Blenheim. I should have went with him if I could head home when he does I suppose he will return Wednesday or Thursday. I am anxious for him to come. I want to hear the news.

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