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Letter to Johnny from Clara Barton

Clara Barton and Col. John J. Elwell Ruth Z Deming Willow Grove, PA, USA   July 15, 1865 (four months to the day after President Lincoln was shot) Dear Johnny, I am tired. Dog tired. At your behest, I am sending this hastily scribbled note. I am sending this to your aunt’s address so your […]