9 May 1925
from Eli H. HUNT (1867-1944)
to his first cousin
Matilda (TRIMBLE) HOLDER (1885-1983)

transcribed 16 February 1998 by Michael S. Cole, M.D., great-grandson of Eli HUNT

May 9th 1925
R[oute] 3 B[ox] 118
Harrison Ark.

Cousin Tildia received
your letter and in regard to
Fathers people I dont
know mutch about
theme Pa's Father died
when he was only 10
years old he was a miller
by traid his name is
Eli Milton and his
mother died when he
was about 20 years old
she was married twiste
she had 3 children by her
first man and thene she
married a man by the
name of Martin and
they had 2 Children both
living 7 years ago

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Thir names are
John C Claborn and
Martha Ann Martin
Pas mother Hoage
and she just had one
Brother and he never
married he lived to be
very old and died a
millionnair and if she
had eney sister I never
heard Pa say eney thing
about theme 43 years
ago we got our house
burnt up and all we
had and we got the old
Family record burnt Pa
had his Fathers old

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Pas Father died when he was
10 and his mother died
when Martha Ann was about
3 are 4 I guess and Pa
raised the 2 Children she had
by Martin I am sory I
cant giv you a history of
Pas People but if Aunt
Recbeckey is living she can
tell you more than I can
write to John Robinson
at Paragould the Hunt was of
small Families Pa was
born in Georgia but I
dont know the name of
the County
Just Emley Kathren at home
and she is 15 they all live
closte but Mable she lives
in India[na] I am not very
well this spring Eli Hunt

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