Chelsea, Ia. May 8, 1887
Friend Mattie;
Count that day lost,
When low-descending sun
Views from thy hand
No worthy action done
Your friend
Mattie Skyles

"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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