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From: Jean Mayfield Cuevas <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Autograph Book 1888
Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2000 15:24:45 -0500
In-Reply-To: <001101c04497$70821e60$269cced1@computer>

Thanks, Betty!

What a wonderful thing to share!

Jean C.

At 12:37 AM 11/2/00 -0600, you wrote:
> Recently I was given some old pictures and a little autograph book by
>Mrs. Vera Cypert Jacobs here in Melbourne. The little autograph book (with
>red velvet cover) had belonged to her Uncle Mack Cypert and is to be given
>to the Museum here in Melbourne. It looks like Mrs. Jacobs father, George
>W. Cypert used this little book for his pupils to write in. I believe some
>of the entries and names are by his pupils here in (probably) Izard Co., Ar.
>But some of the last ones were from pupils in Kasoga, Texas.
>I thought someone might recognize some of the names as theirs. (I have used
>the spelling as it was in the book.)
>Dear Uncle George: Love many-Trust Few-Always paddle your own canoe.
>(This one wasn't signed)
> Remember your friend: R.L.D. Jan. 8th 1888
> One life is sufficient for memory. Your Friend. E.I.A.
> Remember your friend. A.M. J. Jan 8th 1888
> Forget Not Your friend. N.C. J. Jan 8th 88
>Dear Teacher: I wondeer when school is out if you will ever think of your
>little friend and pupil
>Jessamine Perin
>My Dear Teacher: For get me not yore little friend and pupil. LIllia May
>Robison Feb 28th, 88
>May flowers bedeck thy path, And Fortune be thy guiding star. Julius C.
>For get me not your friend A.A.W.
>Friend George. May your virtues ever shine like blossoms on a pumpkin vine.
>Your Friend. T.A.B.
>Melbourne March 2, 87
>My Friend. "Our lives are albums written through With good and, with false
>and true, And as the blessed angel turns The pages of our Years, God grant
>he reads the good with smiles and blots the bad with tears."
>Your Friend, Jessie Brown Christmas 1886
>Forget Not your friend. J.E.W.
>Friend George, "If instead of a gem or a flower we could cast the gift of a
>lovely thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the
>angels must give." Doctor O. Dutton 1/13/88
>Remember me if not a turk, Remember me is all of Ark, Remember me and so
>will i, Remember you until I Die. A.C. Jeffery
>All Ways remember A friend. J.W.(U?) G.)
>Dear Teacher, Think of moments spent togeather, Think of mements spent in
>glee, Think of school days fled forever, And then try to think of me. A
>Loving Friend Nora Jeffery April 3, 1888
>My Dear Friend, How happy would men all ways be if they would love thats
>Right and hate thats is roung. Your Friend. W.R. Hayden April 3rd,
>My Teacher, Your Collage Seems a bower of bliss, I covert for protection.
>Of tender thoughts that nestle there The brood of chaste affection.
>Your little friend. Oscar M. Hayden
>Dear Teacher. When childhood days are past and gone, We will look back and
>see where we have done wrong. Come near is the angels song. May God guide
>our path as we journey On.
>Remember your friend. Mellie Smith April 3, 1888
>Dear teacher, None knows thee but to Love thee, nor name thee but to
>praise. Your Little friend and pupil. Tennie. K.
>Dear teacher. Of something to write I am thinking in vain. So I'll leave
>my best wishes and just write my name. Your friend. Maggie Kitchens
>If you have nothing else to do, But talk of those who sin. You had better
>look at home And from that place begin. E.F.C. April the 9, 1888
>My Teacher. When you git old and cannot see, put on your speckes and
>remember me. Your Friend. Robert Pannell Feb. 23, 1892
>For Mr. Cypert: If Scribbling in albums Remembrance ensure, With the
>gratest of pleasure, I'll Scribble in yours. Your little pupil. Pearl
>Dear friend. Through many miles apart our homes may prove to be, yet in
>the recess of your heart, keep one kind thought of me. Your sincere
>friend. Laura Tackitt Feb. 24th 1892 Kasoga, Texas
>Dear friend, These few lines to you are tendered By a friend sincere and
>true. Hoping but to be remembered When I am far away from you. From your
>true friend. Hettie Tackitt Feb. 24, 1892. Kasoga, Texas
>"Tis said of originality, "It played out long ago." But if anything is in
>reality, This is original I know.
>/S? Mack Cypert. Home Dec. 27, 1886
>(note by Betty: The writing by Mr. Cypert is just beautiful.)
>Actions repeated soon form Habits. Habits form and fix Character.
>Character decides Destiny for Time and for Eternity. L.D.
>To Mr. Cypert Remember well and bear in Mind, that a good true
>Friend is hard to find. And when you find one Just as true, Change Not the
>old for the new. from Your friend and pupil. Lue Tackitt Jan
>28/2891 Kasoga, Tex.
>Dear Teacher. Within this book so pure and white. Let none but friends
>presume to write. And may each line in friendship given, Direct the readers
>thoughts to heven. Your friend and pupil. Gertrude Bright Jan 29
>1892 Kasoga, Texas
>Dear Teacher.
>May happiness be thy lot, And peace they steps attend. Accept this tribute
>of respect From one who is thy friend. Your Friend and Pupil Ida
>Mitchell Jan 28, 1892 Kasoga, Texas
>Dear Teacher May the voyage through this life be as happy and
>free As the dancing waves On the deep blue sea. Your Friend and Pupil
>Sephronia Bailey Jan 29/1892 Kasoga, Texas
>Dear Teacher May happiness ever be thy lot Where ere thy home
>shall be, And joy and pleasure like the spot That may be home to three.
>Your Friend and Publi Vernia Houston Jan 29/1892. Kasoga, Texas
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