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W1585 TO DR. C.B. MCQUESTEN from his cousin Hattie S. Rusling.
Apr 25 1886
To: Dr. C.B. McQuesten
From: Hattie S. Rusling Hackettstown New Jersey

Hackettstown, N.J. April 25/86
Dear Cousin,

I can assure you we were glad to receive a letter from you today [???] I ask of you. I ago [???] received quite often a letter from you, I very [???] have been married 21 years next August. I now feel old, you [?] me you write me a letter & did not [??], I'm [??] going to call on you [??] tell me how to find you. I have three little boys, my oldest 19 in June the second 14 the third 9 you see we are minus a girl, but I think I will [?] my deaughters [sic] [?] all the better, the very idea of you going so long without a visit, just come out here and see some of our young girls. So I ask you to come out [??] over and make us a long visit to City island.
[The rest of the letter is illegible]

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