Ober, Hosea. Letter to E Doty.


Handwritten letter from Hosea Ober to E Doty, April 29, 1867.


April 29, 1867

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        Sciota Apr 29th 1867

Mr E. Doty
     Rochester NY
Dear Sir
                 When I left Rochester
I went west. Staid [sic] there six
months, then came back to Sciota
have been there ^here^ since then.
Some four weeks ago a Cousin
of mine left home in the
night when his Father was
away from home. they tracked
him as far west as Ogdensbutgh
but have not heard from him
since he left. He is payrents
have had detective Officers in
search for him but he cannot
be found in that way.
I formed a faverable [sic] oppinion

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of the doings of Clairvoyants
and mediums I wish you
would give me the address
of some of the best in the
City.  I suppose it ought to be
what is called a traveling Medium
or those that can Search out
lost friends by seing [sic] a Photograph
and haveing [sic] a discription [sic] of the
lost one and tell where and
how to find them.   I wish
you would let me know if
a Clairvoyant or Medium can
can trace on by seeing a Photographs
& haveing [sic] a discription [sic] of them.
Is Mrs Dilenbeck in the city
she used to be on Washington St
All Expenses in this case will
be promptly paid. Please write
soon    My Respects to your
wife & family. Hosea Ober
           Clinton Co. NY

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“Ober, Hosea. Letter to E Doty.,” Post Family Papers Project, accessed December 10, 2018, https://rbsc.library.rochester.edu/items/show/3975.