Friend Mattie
Remember well and Bear in mind
That a lively Beau is hard to find
And when you find one lively and gay
Hang to his elbow Night and day
Is the advise of Your Friend
Justin J. Smith
Chelsea, Ia
April 20th, 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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