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When: 01 January 1875

Identifier: cu31924075243828
Title: Life of Capt. Joseph Fry, the Cuban martyr. Being a faithful record of his remarkable career from childhood to the time of his heroic death at the hands of Spanish executioners; recounting his experience as an officer in the U. S. and Confederate navies, and revealing much of the inner history and secret marine service of the late Civil War in America
Year: 1875 (1870s)
Authors: Walker, Jeanie Mort
Subjects: Fry, Joseph, 1826-1873 Virginius (Steamer)
Publisher: Hartford, J. B. Burr
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN


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rs to 428 A FATHERS FAREWELL. many eyes. It is the last farewell of a fondfather to his children, so soon to be deprived ofa fathers love and protection. Addressed to hislittle daughter Agnes, couched in the simple lan-guage suited to impress the mind and heart of achild, it gives to each his dying counsel. To hisboys, Tell Feedie his father loves him, andhopes he will be manly, truthful, and gerdle in allhis ways. Tell Charlie to do his best at what-ever he tries at all, and he will succeed. Loveeach other, and, if you wish to honor my mem-ory, practice telling the truth, at any sacrifice, andGod will bless you. If you love your father,be. kind, and good, and true. What simplepurity, what noble integrity, speak forth inevery line! The trvih, even at any sacrifice, isthe burden of it all. La Tornado, November 4, 18T3. Mt dear Daughter Agnes: You asked me,when I wrote again, to write to you. This will be the last letter you probably willever receive from your father, and I want to tell

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■HarOOftAfHED BY V/ASHBURN, NEW 0HLEAN3, .i:i CHILDREN OF Ci^.PTAIN FRY. • DYING ADVICE. 431 you how- much I have ever loved you. ... If Ihave been stern or apparently unkind to you, Iwant you to rememljer I loved your soul, andwanted to be strict in matters oY right, so youmight learn to serve God,-and be holy like Him. I hope njy children will forgive all harshnesson my part. I love you all dearly, and, if Godwill let me^ will cotne with dear little Lize,- andwatchiover dear mamnia and you all Love each other, and, if you wish to honormy memory, practice telling the tndh, at any Sac-rifice, and God will, bless you. Remember thatfor me. I need not ask you to pray for me; I knowyou will. Kemember how sad your poor, dearmother w;ill be, and try to comfort her,! for itnysake. I love her with all my heart, and shalldie loving and, blessibg her, and, if God lets me,will be very near her and you always. MayGod bomfort and bless you, and teach you toshun every sin! Let us all try to get


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