10th April 1876
My dear Pop
I promised to write you a letter, so here it is, not a very long for it is time for me to go to dinner. It is 5- O.C. you are very likely returning from a walk with Mama, if the day is as fine with you as it is with me.
I hope you have been a very good girl since I left, and that Jack has been a good boy. —
I shall expect to see your garden looking very nice, you must be ready to come round the place and show me everything.
Give my love to Frank Puss and Jack and I remain my dear Pop.
Your affectionate Father
I wrote this yesterday & now add a line before posting it. I most extraordinary change has taken place in the weather, yesterday it was mild & warm, this morning a keen north wind is blowing & three inches of snow on the ground, & at pesent there is evry appearnace of a heavy fall. I wish I was over the Thompson I was at Savona Ferry, or when a ferry ought to be, & when I shall have to service? the horses.
God bless you all dearest & grant
that we may meet on Wednesday week in health & happiness
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