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Huff - Hylton families

Papers, 1803-14, 1858-82, 1975, n.d., Ms1998-001


Poem written by Barbara Hylton, for Lorenzo Dow Hylton.

First

When I received your likeness
I was overfilled with joy
I looked upon your smiling face
And laid it in the drawer

2nd

I often look upon it
And shed a many tear
And think of you my husband
The one I love so dear

3rd

I show it to the children
And ask them who is that
They will look a while at it and laugh
And say I know its pap

4th

And then they will say o mother
Cant you turn it rong side out
Turn up the pretty little box
And let poor pap come out


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