Letter, Martin and Hannah Heston Snider to David and Mary Beck Evans, 12 May 1843

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My wife was Hannah Heston the Daughter of John Heston near hanover Zebulon Heston Lives near us widoe Crozer and hir famely Lives with in one mile of us one of Henry Schootys sons Lives Close to us by the name of harvy
I am a Black smith By my trade I Should Like to know if it woul[d] Bee worth wile to Bring My tools along or if I mite Do Better at Some Other work. I wish for you or some one of that place to write me a Letter and Let us know of you and that part of the world what was Best for poor people to Do when they Come in a strang part of the world Send your <​Letter​> By the mail and Direct it to Martin Snider New mount pleasent post office Jay County State of Indiana you must over Look my urrors for I have to Lay on my <​Back​> all this time that I have Been writing this Letter and all winter Bee Sides with the rheumatis[m] in one of my knees altho I am a good Deal Better at present then I have Been some time Back I shall Close my Letter our well wishes to you all Both now and for ever
Martin an[d] Hannah Snider
May the 12, 1843 [p. [2]]
My wife was Hannah Heston the Daughter of John Heston near hanover Zebulon Heston Lives near us widoe Crozer and hir famely Lives with in one mile of us one of Henry Schootys sons Lives Close to us by the name of harvy
I am a Black smith By my trade I Should Like to know if it would Bee worth wile to Bring My tools along or if I mite Do Better at Some Other work. I wish for you or some one of that place to write me a Letter and Let us know of you and that part of the world what was Best for poor people to Do when they Come in a strang part of the world Send your Letter By the mail and Direct it to Martin Snider New mount pleasent post office Jay County State of Indiana you must over Look my urrors for I have to Lay on my Back all this time that I have Been writing this Letter and all winter Bee Sides with the rheumatism in one of my knees altho I am a good Deal Better at present then I have Been some time Back I shall Close my Letter our well wishes to you all Both now and for ever
Martin and Hannah Snider
May the 12, 1843 [p. [2]]
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