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1898 May 11

Gass, Louisa

Letter from Louisa Gass to Sadie Kessel

Burlington (Vt.) - Louisa talks about her eye trouble and how her trip in Burlington is going. She instructs Sadie that if she has any fruit, to pout off the juice into a clean jar and put it in the cellar.

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1903 June 1

Gass, Louisa

Letter from Louisa Gass to Sadie Kessel

Oquakwa (Ill.) - Louis lets Sadie know that she has been ill with eye pain and headaches. She has had to wear an eye sling and does many eye treatments. Louisa admits she hasn't been to any church meetings. She talks of how much she has missed Sadie.

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1896 June 26

Gass, Louisa

Letter from Louisa Gass to Sadie Kessel

Oquakwa (Ill.) - Louisa informs Sadie their neighbors' new babies and how much they cry. She talks about all the baking and house cleaning she has accomplished and tells Sadie an amusing anecdote about a kitten overseeing the ironing. Louisa frets about Sadie's health and insists she go to a doctor.

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1903 Apr. 7

Gass, Louisa

Letter from Louisa Gass to Sadie Kessel

Oquakwa (Ill.) - This envelope includes two letters from Louisa to her daughter Sadie. In the first letter, Louisa describes how depressed and worried she has been concerning Sadie's health. Their friend thought Sadie could be sick from uterine trouble, not her stomach. In the second letter, Louisa acknowledges Sadie's letter and tries to answer all of her questions. She instructs her d... more

Burgett-Irey Family Papers