Chelsea, Feb. 22nd 1884
Dear Mattie
Forget me not when death shall close
These eyelids in their last repose;
and when the morning breezes move
The grass upon your mother's grave,
Oh then, whatere thy age as lot
May be, my child, forget me not.
Your Mother

"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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