Within this book I find expressed
The thoughts of many a friendly breast
And wishes to fromhearts sincere
Meet the eye in plenty here
another friend her wish will add
and this heer wish shall be
may you be free from moments sad
and happy to eternity
Mrs. J. W. Mercer
Chelsea Iowa

"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 tecxas@earthlink.net

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