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Letter from "Lydia" to [Margaret E. Gamble].

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by herself I would send Delia to sleep with her; but she is hardly old enough to be any compeany for her at night - tho' there is a very tender attachment between Delia and her grandmother - The longer I live, and the more I read of the growing ends of our time; the more impressed I am with the importance of teaching little folks reverence for old people and the sabbath - I was telling Capt. [illegible] a short time ago that I felt that our country was too free, and every one had too much freedom and am afraid that it will one day give us a great deal of trouble - I am kept right busy this winter. I try to teach the children and the care of the baby with the house keeping gives