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May 25 '99

Dear Clara, 
'Absent thee from felicity a while' and give us a crumb of consolation for missing you so homesickly out of this dear Dublin by making yourself, and making Mr Payne let you, [[underline]] come up here one Sunday. [[/underline]] 
The first one [[end page]]
[[start page]] before we give you to him!
Our best regards to your Mother and Sisters, 
Your affect friend,
Abbott H. Thayer
Dublin, N.H.
May 25 .99

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