"The Album's Petition" Grant my petition with a smile, As to each friend I roam. Detain me but a little while, Then send the wand'rer home. Ellie
10/1/1886 Labor with what zeal we will, Something still remains undone, Something uncompleted still Waits the rising of the sun. P. W. D.
Sadie F. Kendall Brooklyn, Feb. 22 /86
Wm. H. Kendall
Sadie V. Suydam Jamaica Ave. Woodhaven, L. I. (Oradell, N.J.) June 20, 1903
Mrs. Charles F. Brower Oradell, N.J. 1904
Nov. 30, 1902 Oradell, N.J. Grace Collison is my name, And I hope it shall remain, Until I find a worthy young man, And then I'll change it if I can. Lovingly, Your Cousin, Grace
Very truly your friend, Ella Bergen Hollis, L.I. Dec. 18, 1886
Dear Weezie, Remember me when far, far off, Where kittens die of whooping cough. Very lovingly, Grace Jamaica, June 14 /89
W. Siney Bergen Hollis, Jan. 22 /87
F. F. Mitchell Queens, L.I. Dec. 1, 1886
I shall ever remember with pleasure my visit to Jamaica. Please retain a place in your memory for a Florida Cracker Ida M. Turley July 16, /92 Formerly of Orlecus, Indiana
Louise Let God be thy refuge, What e'er be thy lot, The may likely change, But God, He changeth not. M. Alice Baylis Jamaica, June 2, 1887
May love and truth Adorn your youth, And catnip and sage Cheer your old age. Your Cousin, Gertie July 14th /87 "Keep your feet"
John T. Suydam If you want to find me you must come to Woodhaven.
To Elouise, A child is known by its doings, rest satisified in doing well, & let others speak of you as they will. Yours truly, Walter W. DeBevoise 86/1/4
Little duties are the golden pins with which we fasten the mantle of God's blessing around us. Lovingly, your sister Sarah Hollis, Nov. 26 '86
Had I the power to carve or print Thy fortune, my dear friend, It would be fair and even bright, Unclouded to the end. Gertrude Baylis June 12, 1887 Jamaica
J. Milton Bergen Jamaica, L.I. Jan. 1, 1886
James C. DeBevoise Hollis, L.I. Dec. 16, 1886
Sincerely yours, T. D. Carpenter Feb. 15, 1887
To Elouise Depend on thyself alone Friends are fickle And foes thou need not fear. Mame
May all your future years be bliss May all your plans succeed Be but as happy as I wish Then you'll be blessed indeed. Lovingly Your Neice, Lillian S. Halstead Hyde Park Sept. 28, 1902
LeRoy D. Robinson Providence, R.I. Jan. 9th /08
To Elouise As the ripple follows the waves to the sea, So may God's blessing follow thee. W. H. Anderson
May you and I in glory meet And cast our crowns at Jesus feet. Your friend M. H. Bergen Hollis, Dec 27 /86
To Elouise Oh, let my friendship in the wreathe, Though but a bud among the flowers, Its sweetest frangrance round the breathe, Twill serve to soothe thy weary hours. L. G. Griffin, 1885
Elouise Some friends may wish thee happiness, Some others wish thee wealth, My wish for you is better far Contentment, blessed with health. Your Cousin Mamie July 13, 1887
Your friend Lillie L. Remsen Hollis, April 12 /88
Charles J. Hulst East Penfield Monroe Co., N.Y. Dec. 14, 1886
B. V. Lott Flatlands, L.I. Nov. 7, 1886
Jamaica. July 25, 1888 What! write in your Album for critics to spy? For the learned to laugh at? No, not I. Ritie Collison
George M(?) Ryerson Flatlands Neck, L.I. Nov. 7, 1886
Williamson Kouwenhoven Flatlands, L.I. Nov. 7th
Nealie E. DeBevoise Your Cousin Hollis, L.I.
Abram Lott Mapleton, L.I. Oct. 23 /87
Of something to write, I've been thinking in vain, So I will leave my best wishes And just sign my name. Chas. J. DeBevoise Jamaica, L.I. April 1 /86
Moe S. Lott New Utrecht, L.I. Oct. 23, 1889
To dear Aunt Ella, Yours with love, Jennie S. Suydam Woodhaven, L.I. Aug. 23 /02
If to me the task was given, To fill the cup thou hast to drink, I'd choose the brightest gifts of heaven, And fill it to the brink. Lovingly, your friend Grace H. Brown B'klyn, Jan. 25, 1886
Your Friend, Maggie Bergen Hollis, L.I.
Charles T. DeBevoise Hollis, L.I.
C. D. Johnson Jamaica, Long Island Dec. 25 /85
Louise, In all thy ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct thy paths. Sincerely yours, J. L. Brown B'klyn, Feb 15, 1886
To Ella When asked in an album to write, I feel much inclined to refuse, For what can my fancy indite, That may a young lady amuse. -- Not love, I cannot write that, Nor romance, for my fancy is tame. And compliments seem rather flat, So I guess I'll write mearly my name. Western Wanderer A. F. W. April 14th /92 Flatlands, L.I., N.Y.
Mrs. Foster Burtis Jamaica, L.I. Oct 5, 1886
The path of virtue leads to happiness. E. M. Naughton #845 VanBrunt St. Brooklyn January 2, /86
G. G. Brown, Jr. Brooklyn F'ebry 22 /86
Jones and Brooks went out shooting "Jones" shot Brooks. Argyle. What did he shoot?