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"pioneer", sort of "camp life", and if we can only get started & live through the first year, I feel sure, we shall do well. If in [[underlined]] dout, I'm [[/underlined]] no poorer than I have been and — misery [[underlined]] does [[/underlined]] love company! I trust you will pardon my not acknowledging your kind Christmas gift ere this It was much appreciated by both Mama and I. I was "waiting" to write you something "final". I am just writing notes to some of my friends. With much love and hoping to hear from you soon. I remain, as ever your old niece with a new name

[[signature]] Genevieve F. Crayton [[/signature]]
(Mrs. Winfield S. Crayton)
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