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Albert "Russell" McKay Diary, 1909-1916


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of one who had been fashionis queen And I thought she is happier here at rest. then to have people say when seen. Little Bessie

(1) Hug me closer closer mother put your arms around me tight Iam cold tired mother, and I feel so strange to night something hurt me here dear mother like a stone whom my lreast and I wonder Mother why it is I cannot rest.

(2) All the day while you were working as I lay upon my bed. I was thinking thinking Mother of what you said how the kind and blessed Jesus loves his lambs to watch and keep. And I wish he come and take me, in his arms that I might sleep.


Just before the lamps was lighted just before the children came when the room was very quiet I heard some one call my name all at once the window opened. I a field where lamb and sheep some from out of were drink-ing and some were lying fst asleep. 

(4)But I could not see the though I shamed my eyes to see and I wonder if he saw me if he'd speak to such as me.

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