1903 June 1
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.
1896 June 26
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.
1903 Apr. 7
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