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Caroline and Cecil Burleigh letters, undated

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but it didn't come, but I hope it will tomorrow night, Louise [young daughter] says tonight. "you did'nt get letter Mama, I sorly Mama you did'nt get letter from Papa tonight", dear little one, she has had a fall tonight that worries me some, then has been a aid society meeting at the [basement?], Mrs James came in just at night, & pres[en]ted to [me?] [illegible] of the things, (they keep them here) & I opened the hall door, into the front hall, I left Louise with mother & hurried out of door for it was getting late & I hadn't picked up of things, & done the chores, in a few moments I had occasion to come in, &  just as I came, I heard a heavy fall in the fron hall, I ran & picked baby up, she had fell down stairs, but I don't know how far she was up them, there was such a bump raised on her temple. I put or cold water & bound in brown paper wet with cold water, & she seemed to feel as well as ever, but about an hour afterwards she had a vomiting spell, once or twice when I have told Dr of her having a fall, he would ask immediately, how it affected her, if she
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but it didn't come, but I hope it will tomorrow night, Louise [young daughter] says tonight. "you did'nt get letter Mama, I sorly Mama you did'nt get letter from Papa tonight", dear little one, she has had a fall tonight that worries me some, then has been a aid society meeting at the [basement?], Mrs James came in just at night, & wanted to see some of the things, (they keep them here) & I opened the hall door, into the front hall, I left Louise with mother & hurried out of door for it was getting late & I hadn't picked up of things, & done the chores, in a few moments I had occasion to come in, &  just as I came, I heard a heavy fall in the fron hall, I ran & picked baby up, she had fell down stairs, but I don't know how far she was up them, there was such a bump raised on her temple. I put or cold water & bound in brown paper wet with cold water, & she seemed to feel as well as ever, but about an hour afterwards she had a vomiting spell, once or twice when I have told Dr of her having a fall, he would ask immediately, how it affected her, if she
 
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Mother sends love, I didn't happen to have but one extra postage stamp on hand, that I will put on a envelope & send along.
 
Mother sends love, I didn't happen to have but one extra postage stamp on hand, that I will put on a envelope & send along.
 
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vomited, she never has before after falling &  it worried me a good deal, but perhaps I should'nt have felt so troubled about it, if I had'nt have been very nervous & tired, she is in her cradle now, sleeping quietly & I hope we shant see any more of the effects of the fall. She has been out. Will [one?] a good share of the day, & felt guilty then becauseI did'nt keep her with me, but it was getting towards night & I had so much to see to, Oh, if God should see fit to take her; it seems as if I should go crazy, but you must'nt give yourself unnecessary trouble about it, for you know I am easily frightened when I think anything is the matter with any my few dear ones. I wish I might know of you, tonight they say that Mark wrote home in a letter they had last night, that fewer was getting into the regiment. I am very sorry to hear that, try & take as good care of yourself as you can. I am so afraid they will send you off south father [farther] if they do I fear so much for you; Oh how I wish I had you home, where if sickness was
 
vomited, she never has before after falling &  it worried me a good deal, but perhaps I should'nt have felt so troubled about it, if I had'nt have been very nervous & tired, she is in her cradle now, sleeping quietly & I hope we shant see any more of the effects of the fall. She has been out. Will [one?] a good share of the day, & felt guilty then becauseI did'nt keep her with me, but it was getting towards night & I had so much to see to, Oh, if God should see fit to take her; it seems as if I should go crazy, but you must'nt give yourself unnecessary trouble about it, for you know I am easily frightened when I think anything is the matter with any my few dear ones. I wish I might know of you, tonight they say that Mark wrote home in a letter they had last night, that fewer was getting into the regiment. I am very sorry to hear that, try & take as good care of yourself as you can. I am so afraid they will send you off south father [farther] if they do I fear so much for you; Oh how I wish I had you home, where if sickness was

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but it didn't come, but I hope it will tomorrow night, Louise [young daughter] says tonight. "you did'nt get letter Mama, I sorly Mama you did'nt get letter from Papa tonight", dear little one, she has had a fall tonight that worries me some, then has been a aid society meeting at the [basement?], Mrs James came in just at night, & wanted to see some of the things, (they keep them here) & I opened the hall door, into the front hall, I left Louise with mother & hurried out of door for it was getting late & I hadn't picked up of things, & done the chores, in a few moments I had occasion to come in, & just as I came, I heard a heavy fall in the fron hall, I ran & picked baby up, she had fell down stairs, but I don't know how far she was up them, there was such a bump raised on her temple. I put or cold water & bound in brown paper wet with cold water, & she seemed to feel as well as ever, but about an hour afterwards she had a vomiting spell, once or twice when I have told Dr of her having a fall, he would ask immediately, how it affected her, if she [upside down on bottom of left page] Mother sends love, I didn't happen to have but one extra postage stamp on hand, that I will put on a envelope & send along. [right page] vomited, she never has before after falling & it worried me a good deal, but perhaps I should'nt have felt so troubled about it, if I had'nt have been very nervous & tired, she is in her cradle now, sleeping quietly & I hope we shant see any more of the effects of the fall. She has been out. Will [one?] a good share of the day, & felt guilty then becauseI did'nt keep her with me, but it was getting towards night & I had so much to see to, Oh, if God should see fit to take her; it seems as if I should go crazy, but you must'nt give yourself unnecessary trouble about it, for you know I am easily frightened when I think anything is the matter with any my few dear ones. I wish I might know of you, tonight they say that Mark wrote home in a letter they had last night, that fewer was getting into the regiment. I am very sorry to hear that, try & take as good care of yourself as you can. I am so afraid they will send you off south father [farther] if they do I fear so much for you; Oh how I wish I had you home, where if sickness was