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His wife, Mary, did not go to San Francisco until later. Stackpole, History of Winthrop, p. 571. 1993} 6. Charles Haskell was a cousin of Thomas Megquier and was a grocer in Portland. He often served as the Megquier's agent. He was born in New Gloucester in 1823. S. Census for 1850, Portland, Cumberland County, p. 420. {1993} Page 4 better able to help you better than at presentthe prospects under which I go appear to be very flattering. Your Mother spoke to me about your present, you shall do the best I can.

Rev. R. , From its Settlement to 1886 (Portland: Hoyt, Fogg & Donham, 1887), p. 123. {1993} Page 2 I am very anxious to hear from you. I want to know how the new Dr succeeds. I am aware there are some that do not feel very friendly towards Dr M{egquier} because he left without settling, but I think he done the very best he could, and if he should succeed they will be amply repaid for all their kind feelings to him. I have not received but one line from the Doctor yet, but hope to have another soon and shall give you the contents forthwith.

From your sincere friend Jennie My dear friend Milton Sir, I have obtained the privilege of writing a line in J's letter. I will just say I have spent some lonesome hours here from all my friends & family, but I am not discouraged yet. I hope to see the time I can interest you & the rest of my good friends at some future day & hope to be able. I shall expect to see you in Cal. before many years if we make it our residence there. M. Am much obliged for your line, give my best wishes to all our Odd Fellows NEW YORK FEB 18, 49 Dear friend Milton Yours of the sometime I forget when, reached us, I was heartily glad to hear you harping upon the old subject - it seemed like old times.

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