Mary Becker to HL Becker

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Addressed to Sparth, Blackburn. Has enjoyed her time away but still thinks no place like home. Suffering from an irritation of the eyes in consequence of the dust and wind of yesterday. Has accepted Henry's offer to take her to Foxdenton in the gig; will take Bertha (b.1810) with her. Fond messages to Lydia and Mary (the two elder children). 25 May and 26 will be 'Thy Mary's birthday' (b. 1807) so year is 1831.