Dear Mattie
Leave God to order all thy ways,
And hope in Him what'er betide,
Thou'll find Him in the evil days
Thy all sufficient strength and guide;
Who trusts in God's unchnging love
Builds on the rock that-nought can move,
Your Friend
Mrs. Eliza C. Covell
Chelsea Iowa
May 6th, 1884

"From the autograph album of Martha M. "Mattie" Roach of Chelsea, daughter of Fred and Eliza J. (Hutchins) Roach. She married Samuel T. May in Toledo, Tama County, in 1891."

Submitted by: Bob Hutchins

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