Letter from John M. Humphreys to Sallie J. Humphreys.
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March 30th 1851 Dear Sallie: As Mr Wallace talks of going to scottsville this week I will send a few lines by him not that I have any thing of interest to communicate which he could not, but to let you know that you are not forgotten though absent - I came as far as J P Willson's the day I left you and would have gone to Mr. Alexanders but it was too late came that way next day and got home about one Oclock, was quite surprised to find them harrowing the corn lane do not think there was half as much rain over here as where you are. I have sowed some cabbage seed but have not taken time to plant peas or beets - Pa is so much in the notion of planting corn that he does not seem to care about the wagon going to Scottsville until we get done planting. what about it? will you stay away all that time? or would you rather come home? I know which I would rather have you do but which you would rather do is harder to tell I know you will come whenever I go for you but I will have to go to Scottsville shortly and I know you would rather be at home when I am a way if then I can start tomorrow one or