Letter from Aunt Mary Hammar page 4

starvation but i do hope that things will have a ^turn soon i have seen Mrs Marsden and she asked me if i had ^heard from you she said she
hoped you was doing well all of you give my love to Annie and little Emma and to John and Charlotte and their children as i don’t [have]
none of their names but little annie i suppose you know that uncle Pinder is dead Dear Neice i hope you have had a merry christmas and a
happy new year uncle joins me in kind love to you all hoping one day to meey you all on that beautiful shore where parting is no more oh
that will be joyfull joyfull when we met to part no more from your affectionate aunt and uncle
Mary and John Hammar