Chelsea Ia Mar 26, 1884
To Mattie
As life flows on from day to day
and this your book soon fills
How many may be far away
From treasured vales and hills
But there is joy in future time
To turn the pages o'er,
and see within a name or rhyme
From me you'll see no more
From Lara A. Hanify

"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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