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The range of my thoughts have been over the complex phases of a married life  There is one sentence in your letter which rings in my ear: "I love and beleive in you." I none the less I discern from the tone of your letter you are willing to stand by the declarations we have made. Now my dearest cheer up don't allow this strom to sweep you off your course .A calm follows a storm I yet beleive Aunt Lizzie will come around alright you are the first woman I have asked to be my wife

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