Abbie B., age 22, Kansas


A beautiful morning. Two letters from home. They have kept us in papers—so we have kept track of the Franco Prus­sian War, ct. The Springers were here to day, Mr. S – is a tease. It seems to him I ought to marry one of these young men.  I’d rather keep them as friends.  *(kansasmemory.org, Kansas State Historical Society, copy and reuse restrictions apply)